In Love (At Thirty)


To make even one single person happy,

 To love her completely, to give her without restraint 

All that you could if your were God himself;

Or to love, even a plant, an animal,

Any piece of life; to nurture it,

To care, to have tenderness for someone else;

Even to do this just once, fully and entirely,

Is to fulfill one's life and find heaven afterwards.

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