Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go. ~ E. L. Doctorow

Friday, April 29, 2011

Prose from the Pros #11: Y is for Young


Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life
By Rida Johnson Young

AH! sweet mystery of life, at last I've found thee;
Ah! I know at last the secret of it all;
All the longing, striving, seeking, waiting, yearning,
The burning hopes, the joys and idle tears that fall!

For 'tis love, and love alone, the world is seeking;
And it's love, and love alone, that can reply;
'Tis the answer, ti's the end and all of living,
For it is love alone that rules for aye!


Bob Scotney said...

What an appropriate post.

Josh Hoyt said...

I like this and it says so much in so few words.

Michael Offutt said...

Was this a song?

Amy Brantley said...

I love this. I'm a hopeless romantic so this definitely speaks to me :)

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