Rosanne Cash

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Rosanne Cash

I have read Philip Larkin's "An Arundel Tomb" dozens of times, and I never fail to be deeply moved by it. I am unsettled and intrigued by the last stanza, which I have used to describe my parents: "Time has transfigured them into / Untruth. The stone fidelity / They hardly meant has come to be / Their final blazon, and to prove / Our almost-instinct almost true: / What will survive of us is love." 
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