Alyssa

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Alyssa's the angel I hold in my arms
Like a spirit not yet metamorphed to a self.
Yet anchored in life by my love unrestrained,
Sucking my breast that her flesh be maintained,
She crosses from Heaven that wild-flowered gulf
As her Eden gives way to fences and farms.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon. Free for personal or non-commercial use.

Video Music: Concerto for Organ and Orchestra Op7 no1 mvt3. By George Friedrich Handel.
Performed by the Advent Orchestra at the Free Music Archive
under a Attribution - Share Alike license.



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