(g) Love 22 enduring (2.22) wp

Love 22
enduring
(tanka)

all the laugh lines that
she has earned, were kept upon
her face, with love’s grace

yet her heart bore so much more;
if only they could be seen

©JP/dh

“The wrinkles of the heart are more indelible than those of the brow.”
-Madame Dorothée Deluzy or Madame Dorothée De Luzy (1747-1830)
French actress

The Book Of Hearts: Visions of Love in Word and Image
Running Press * Philadelphia / London
© 1994

Note: Chosen quotes not in page order.

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