January 17, 2022
Love After Love by Derek Walcott​​​​​​​
The time will come when, with elation,
    you will greet yourself arriving at your own door,
    in your own mirror, and each will smile at the
    other's welcome, and say, sit here. Eat
   You will love again the stranger who was yourself.
   Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart
   to itself, to the stranger who has loved you all
   your life, whom you ignored for another,
   who knows you by heart.
   Take down the love letters from the bookshelf,
   the photographs, the desperate notes,
   peel your own image from the mirror.
   Sit. Feast on your Life.
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