Lasting Instance to KENZO World, le nouveau parfum
Lovers seek a lasting freedom ignited by a kiss
A woman seeks freedom ignited by imagination
Lasting Instance (sonnet)
She calls to me with her familiar song
Enthralling me again to dance along
To share this lasting instance of delight
The instance of a lasting final kiss
There drifting past the ocean of your eyes
Is waiting in a heaven made for this
Far grander than the kiss can realize
Alas so crass a world that won’t prolong
The instances your kisses can ignite
What does it know about two lovers’ plight
Who in each other’s realm do now belong
What is the passion which will set us free
That instance which slips past eternity
Lovers again seek a path to eternity in this sonnet. This may look like a Shakespearean sonnet. But it really is not. It doesn't conform to the traditional rhyme schemes (ABAB - CDCD - EFEF GG or ABBA - CDDC -EFFE - GG). The sonnet changes rhyme form in the second quatrain. The third quatrain uses the new rhyme scheme and brings back the original rhyme (ABBA - CDCD - ABAB - EE). What does this mean? Things change. Seeking eternity, the lovers go back to the beginning.
Arlene and I had many trips to eternity. Here's one more. We discovered La Playa when we were having trouble. in that small Richmond apartment. La Playa is a grand hotel in Carmel, within a stroll from the very scenic Pacific Ocean. Whether it was the peace we found in a very troubled time, the beauty of Carmel or romance associated with the area, Arlene and I fell in love with it all. It was a weekend, and Arlene and I needed to be by ourselves. Carmel! It was strange, the car radio was playing a lot of our favorite songs. I thought we were listening to a tape that we had made. To add to the strangeness, La Playa was extremely under booked. We were upgraded, at no additional cost. In the gardens, at the pool, at the restaurant and lounge, we noticed the lack of guests. Then there was the added attention we received from an already great staff. Arlene and I were royalty. The strangeness continued as we took in the main tourist area near La Playa. It seems that, for some reason, visitor activity was way down. And then we notice: every radio was playing a lot of our songs. It was night time when Arlene and I reentered the gardens. Out of a window, a radio was playing Donna Summers' "Last Dance". Arlene proclaimed, "It's ours!" It really was ours. An eternity set aside for us.
Strange as it might seem, life really does set aside a special time for us. Let's pull down the veil of magic a little. That weekend in Carmel: Didn't other guests receive an upgrade? Didn't everyone who showed up in Carmel enjoy the lack of people? Don't we tend to like more songs when we are happy? Veil back up. A lot of people enjoyed a magic moment that day. Magic moments, special times happen all of the time. They could be small, like a warm smile from a stranger. They could be quite grand, like winning the lottery. Believe,know that we are all special. Special enough that we deserve these magic moments. Refreshments and rewards. And another reason to Enjoy.
Another of those special songs: Luther Vandross "Always and Forever"
Meet another special individual
Kenzo is a French luxury house founded in 1970 by Japanese designer Kenzo Takada. Meet Sarah Margaret Qualley. Margaret is a model and actress best known for playing Jill Garvey on the HBO television series, The Leftovers. She is the central character in a commercial by KENZO World directed by Spike Jonze, which went viral.
Note: There is nothing wrong with the sound at the beginning of this video. "KENZO World, le nouveau parfum"
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