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! Love's Pledge - From Mechthild Of Magdeburg

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Two lovers in an inner room withdrawn,
and speaking much of love, as one to one;
and yet their speech so ardent in its truth,
not sound but rather silence seems to reign.

These silent lovers are the soul and God;
their silence, prayer, which brought them, joins them, here;
they talk of all that lovers ever speak,
and plight their troth as lovers ever swear:

'Yet nought I have to give you, but myself;
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* Sunprincess * 26 July 2015

.....very beautiful....thank you for sharing ?

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Fay Slimm 26 August 2008

God is suredly and truly the Silence between any acts or protestations of love. So vivid.

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Pradeep Dhavakumar 12 February 2005

Lovely poem. Thank you.

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Rich Hanson 12 February 2005

Beautiful, Michael.

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Lenchen Elf 12 February 2005

Lovely, open, smashing: -)

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