Age and Innocence

He came to her
so beautiful in his innocence
exquisite form of youth endowing
him with a prowess so complete

"Too young," they said of him to her
"Too old," his family cautioned
but love insisted
as love so often does

and so, in true rebellion
they married in the spring
and loved
in age and innocence
until their time was done…

? Michaelette ?

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