Hear, my friends, as I describe the one I love above all else.
Since you asked, now let me answer, telling some of what I’ve felt.
He is better than ten thousand: radiant, ruddy, head to toe.
Well endowed of mind and spirit. Curly raven-tresses grow.
Shining eyes gaze out in wonder over cheeks of sheer delight.
Lips as lilies, arms of gold, a body no one could dislike.
Legs like columns, feet of gold, a mountain with the finest wood.
As he speaks, I more desire him. One like him would do you good.
Source: Song of Solomon 5:9-16
Text: David Alexander, 2021 CC BY-SA
Tune: Batty: Public Domain
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