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What is Love?

The Sober Bard

By Tim StiXPublished 3 years ago Updated 2 years ago 1 min read
What is Love by The Sober Bard

What is love?

A deep attachment of two or more sentient beings?

A companionship of more than just friends?

Can it be both joyous and painful?

Do we find it …

Or does it find us?

The moment of childbirth is etched in a parent’s mind

An instantaneous desire to both nurture and protect

An overwhelming rapture of the perfection of nature

That image is romantic, but the attachment is not

Romantic love is an equal partnership of lovers

If true, it does not compete or accuse

No … True love is unquestioning and trusting

Trustworthy, unconditional and eternal

Yes, love is joyous and fulfilling

But it can also be painful

It may be better to have loved and lost

Than never to have loved at all

But loss is loss

And separation is an ache

Love cannot be forced or easily found

But when it truly finds us …

It is forever

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The Sober Bard May 2021

Tim StiX is a Software Engineer with over 20 years’ experience designing, developing and maintaining Web Technologies and is the Developer and Site Administrator of www.101world.net and bok.101world.net.

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Tim StiX

Tim StiX alias Tim Styx. Manic Master of The Internet of Things and The Sober Bard.


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