I celebrate my beloved and that which made her The impassioned supercharged tenderness of her heart The inexhaustible treasures of warmth and compassion The strength that in horror retains beauty and clarity I celebrate her heart. I celebrate her heart. I celebrate my beloved and her spiritual masters Leonardo Da Vinci, Monet, Michelangelo, Jesus Her gentle wisdom, heavenly softness and ethereal majesty Her mind focused on the exhalted and beautiful Her unrelenting passion for the eternal I celebrate her soul. I celebrate her soul. I celebrate the sun and the earth, the rain and the trees The cold perfect magnificence of the universe The enlightened ecosystemic wisdom of nature The warm luscious gentleness of woman's body I celebrate the world. I celebrate the world. I celebrate human will and individuality The glorious co-creator within the universe The seeker of justice and knowledge The craftsman and fountainhead of progress I celebrate mankind. I celebrate mankind. I celebrate my beloved, for she contains all that is beautiful And in her nature, God and civilization produce the most glorious consummation known to man That reconciles pieces and gives a unified paradise. Awaken, my soul, to the majesty of the universe. Awaken, my soul, to the greatness of human spirit. Awaken, my soul, to the glory of God. Awaken, my soul, to the beauty of my beloved.