How Swiftly Marriage Turns to Simple Fact
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|How swiftly marriage turns to simple fact!
All the nascent strangeness fades away.
Passion is routine and pleasure plain,
Perhaps because assured. The peaceful kingdom
Yearns for what it has, and life goes on.
Home-within-a-home where you can stay
In harmony with what you cannot name,
Resplendent as the moment you left Eden,
Destined for the wind but not
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