Hinder Not the Happiness

Music: Fugue in A Major.
By Dimitri Shostakovich. Sequenced by J. Marques.

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Hinder not the happiness
Alive within the heart.
Perhaps it's only natural,
Perhaps it is an art.
Yet many rarely feel it,
Many do not know
Of the eternal music
That makes the moment flow.
How might one listen to it
Except to sing and dance,
Reveling in beauty
'Mid clarity and trance?
Singing to the mothers,
Dear vessels of the soul,
As Mary was to Jesus,
Yielding glory whole.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon







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