Declaration Project

Snippet from “Declaration of Love,” a preface to E.L. Doc Hunter’s Song of Melete

When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for Men to no longer shoulder the quiet burdens of a Great Love…. a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel such a Love.

….I hold these truths to be self-evident, that all Loves are not created equal, that my love for you is endowed by the Creator with certain unchangeable characteristics, that among these are…an unwavering Belief in You, — that to promote such a Love, the artifacts of romance are instituted among suitors…