Love's Philosophy  (c)

The fountains mingle with the river,

    And the rivers with the ocean;

The winds of heaven mix forever,

    With a sweet emotion;

Nothing in the world is single;

    All the things by a law divine,

In one another's being mingle;

    Why not I with thine?


See!  The mountains kiss high heaven,

    And the waves clasp one another;

No sister flower would be forgiven,

    If it distained it's brother;

And the sunlight clasps the earth,

    And the moonbeams kiss the sea;

What are all these kissings worth,

    If thou kiss not me?

                                    Percy Bysshe Shelley


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