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At the end of the eposide A Happy Life, Catherine is in Vincent's arms outside the tunnel entrance. She has her cheek turned to his chest, and he has his arms around her.

 

To My Wife

by Conrad Aiken

 

Whatever loveliness is in this music,
Whatever yearning after lovely things –
Whatever crying after stars, in darkness,
Whatever beating of impeded wings:

Whatever climbing of the rose to sunlight,
Sweet-hearted laugh from the dark blind sod:
Whatever madness of the sea for moonlight,
Whatever yearning of the good to God:

All that is beautiful, and all that looks on beauty
with eyes filled with fire, like a lover’s eyes:
All of this is yours; you gave it to me, sunlight!
All these stars are yours; you gave them to me, skies!

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To My Wife

read by Ed G.
(If the embedded player doesn't work, click HEREto listen.)

 

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Vicky     2/10/2013 8:25:44 PM
Oh, what a wonderful poem... And beautifully read, Ed!

Pablo     2/10/2013 4:04:53 PM
Gongrats Ed! Well done!

Mini     2/6/2013 2:13:38 PM
Thank you very much for sharing Ed, beautifully read.
Hugs,
Mini

LauraG     2/6/2013 2:12:43 PM
Great job, Ed! And I'm not just saying that because he's my hubby!

Jeff D. (pico9702)     2/6/2013 12:21:15 PM
Excellent job, Ed!

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