Category Archives: Song of Solomon

Fiery love than cannot be dowsed

Who is this coming up from the wilderness leaning on her beloved? Under the apple tree I roused you; there your mother conceived you, there she who was in labor gave you birth.   Place me like a seal over your … Continue reading

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Eyes like Doves?

My beloved is radiant and ruddy, outstanding among ten thousand.  His head is purest gold; his hair is wavy and black as a raven.  His eyes are like doves by the water streams, washed in milk, mounted like jewels.  His … Continue reading

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When to Wait and When to Wander

I slept but my heart was awake. Listen! My beloved is knocking: “Open to me, my sister, my darling, my dove, my flawless one. My head is drenched with dew, my hair with the dampness of the night.”  I have … Continue reading

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An Enclosed Spring

You have stolen my heart, my sister, my bride; you have stolen my heart with one glance of your eyes, with one jewel of your necklace.  How delightful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much more pleasing is … Continue reading

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Leaping Across Mountains

Listen! My beloved! Look! Here he comes, leaping across the mountains, bounding over the hills.  My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag. Look! There he stands behind our wall, gazing through the windows, peering through the lattice.  … Continue reading

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