|So who said it was easy to keep old flames
Even experts could use a little divine help now and then.
The easy part is to go out and be brilliant as Shakespeare.
Harder--much harder--to be the light dancing in someone
Lights such as love require more faith than
Of all leaps, the most dangerous is into the mind of your
Regarding miracles: What is less explicable than
Remaining in love through the long icy anguish of anger?
All lovers long for freedom only slightly less than they fear
In the end, love burns not desire but fear.
Not one of us would be capable of keeping the fire burning
Except for the knowledge that it is the sweetest, best, and
most beautiful thing in our lives.
Copyright by Nicholas Gordon