Light upon light! O let me not collapse!
The banquet is set and the guests arrive
And I who thought to beg the streets for scraps
Have been called to feast inside and revive.
I sit rejoicing in the company
Wondering how it is words unspoken
Could carry clearly such sweet harmony;
This love is from no mere paltry token!
Before there was before you were beloved,
Come take your place among those whose hearts sing,
We all had loved before we ever loved.
Before certainty and the promised spring
There is a drink I wait to taste fully –
O let the sweet goblet be passed to me!