To love a person
Is to be willing
To give up your wrong care for yourself
(Which may be seen as true care)
For good will for that person.
And so love is clearly
The most beautiful thing in the world:
Which everyone, surely,
Knows it is.
From The Right of Aesthetic Realism to Be Known, No. 788
(Aesthetic Realism Foundation)
© 1970 by Eli Siegel