Here’s a link to Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s original: https://poets.org/poem/how-do-i-love-thee-sonnet-43
Never truer than in these Covid times. May you be safely hunkered down with the one(s) you love.
Not to get too carried away by grief the author will be using California “Champagne” for the ceremony
During the 1914 Christmas Truce the Austrian Hymn Stille Nacht was sung by German speaking troops and joined in by the English speaking troops with the Silent Night words, creating an ascending chorus.
Today would have marked the 95th birthday of the poet, translator, and men’s movement leader, who on November 21st of this year left this earth – far richer than he found it.