Accepting the Mystery

One of the most richly lyrical, romantically poetic, and tragically melancholy movies I have seen in my life was the love story between the famous poet John Keats and the woman who was, I believe... his muse - Frances Lindon, otherwise known as Fanny Brawne.  I've long been fascinated by their story so to both see and hear it intertwined in such an enchanting way on film was truly breathtaking.  The soundtrack remains one of my favorites and the poet, John Keats, as well.

For myself I know not how to express my devotion to so fair a form: I want a brighter word than bright, a fairer word than fair. I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days—three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain. But however selfish I may feel, I am sure I could never act selfishly… Though I could centre my Happiness in you, I cannot expect to engross your heart so entirely—indeed if I thought you felt as much for me as I do for you at this moment I do not think I could restrain myself from seeing you again tomorrow for the delight of one embrace.
— John Keats, letter to Fanny Brawne

Poetry soothes and emboldens the soul to accept mystery.  There is a holiness to the hearts affections....