Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Valentine's Day

Vintage Valentine courtesy of "The Graphics Fairy"

                                                        How Do I Love Thee?

                                     How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
                                     I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
                                     My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight
                                     For the ends of Being and ideal Grace.

                                     I love thee to the level of everyday's
                                    Most quiet need, by sun and candlelight.
                                    I love thee freely, as men strive for Right;
                                    I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise.

                                    I love thee with the passion put to use
                                    In my old griefs, and with my childhood's faith.
                                    I love thee with a love I seemed to lose
                                    With my lost saints, I love thee with the breath,
                                    Smiles, tears, of all my life! and, if God choose,
                                    I shall but love thee better after death

                                             ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Happy Valentine's Day from The Tin Palace!                                     

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