There Is No Gift More Precious than One's Health

Music: The Art of the Fugue, Contrapunctus II.
By J. S. Bach. Sequencer Unknown. Modified by David Grossman

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Nicholas Gordon

There is no gift more precious than one's health.
Happiness must rest upon that ground.
Alight with pain, no pleasure can be found,
Nor joy in love or beauty, words or wealth.
Know that I am grateful for your skill,
Your sensitivity and dedication.
Out of strength, I dreaded all sensation
Until your healing touch restored my will.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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