The SMITTEN Mitten
It is a single heart-shaped mitten (containing two
cuffs). You and your honey will be able to hold hands while waiting on line
at the ski lift or crunching along on a brisk, romantic stroll.
The Smitten is made of warm, plush
I f thou
must love me, let it be for nought
Except for love's sake only. Do not
'I love her for her smile--her look--her way
gently,--for a trick of thought
That falls in well with mine, and
A sense of pleasant ease on such a day'--
things in themselves, Beloved, may
Be changed, or change for thee,--and
So wrought, may be unwrought so.
Neither love me for thine
own dear pity's wiping
My cheeks dry,--A creature might forget to
Who bore thy comfort long, and lose thy love thereby!
love me for love's sake, that evermore
Thou mayst love on, through
E.B. Browning - Sonnets from