To the Father of My Children

Music: The Art of the Fugue, Contrapunctus 7.
By J.S. Bach. Sequenced by
David Grossman.

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To the father of my children:
Open up your willing heart!
Take what music I can give you,
Hearing, too, my silent song.
Even as, arrayed in passion,
Finding love, I play my part,
A wonder like a wind whips through me,
Truth unknown for which I long.
How beautiful, this unspent yearning,
Ever for the darkness burning,
Rising like a summer storm!

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