In times when nothing stoodbut worsened, or grew strange,there was one constant good: she did not change.
— Philip Larkin, 2 March 1978
Don't you wonder who "she" is, Ruth? I suppose we can make her be anyone/thing?
Apparently, 'she' is Queen Elizabeth II, Ginnie! (Although it matters not, and it's probably best to leave it vague.)
Certaines chose gagnent en charme, à leur façon de ne pas changer. Elles deviennent des repaires pour nos âmes en mélancolie.Roger
A miserable man in general, but you can't help liking his poems - or at least I can't. (I do wish he'd cheered up occasionally though.)
Welcome. If you would like to say something, rest assured that I will respond in my self, even if I do not respond in word.