Cover to Cover with Jack Foley

Cover to Cover with Jack Foley – September 17, 2014

LOVE AND MARRIAGE…DEDICATED TO ALL GAY PEOPLE EVERYWHERE

 

Today’s show, dedicated to all Gay people everywhere, is a presentation of the relationship between Love and Marriage. Jack and Adelle Foley read and comment on various poems dealing with the subject of nuptials. This is one by Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892):

 

MARRIAGE MORNING

 

Light, so low upon earth,

            You send a flash to the sun.

Here is the golden close of love,

            All my wooing is done.

Oh, the woods and the meadows,

            Woods, where we hid from the wet,

Stiles where we stayed to be kind,

            Meadows in which we met!

Light, so low in the vale

            You flash and lighten afar,

For this is the golden morning of love,

            And you are his morning star.

Flash, I am coming, I come,

            By meadow and stile and wood,

Oh, lighten into my eyes and my heart,

            Into my heart and my blood!

Heart, are you great enough

            For a love that never tires?

O heart, are you great enough for love?

            I have heard of thorns and briers.

Over the thorns and briers,

            Over the meadows and stiles,

Over the world to the end of it

            Flash for a million miles.

 

“O heart, are you great enough for love?”

 

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