Is One Month an Anniversary?

Music: Sonata for Flute in F.
By Georg Telemann. Sequenced by
Marty Weimer.

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Is one month an anniversary?
"Anno," after all, refers to "year."
But in my heart there's such a celebration
That bells must ring! And words? Well, I don't care.

In our lives there will be many years:
The world will turn and turn around our love.
Real anniversaries will come and go,
Yet none could more than this my wild heart move!

I know this cannot be what it might seem:
A perfect song that will not have an end.
It's just the newness makes it seem like spring,
Yet though it age, it will age like wine.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon


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