Whoever Loved That Loved Not At First Sight

Lucy Weir
2 min readFeb 22, 2023
Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

Marlowe said this in Hero and Leander. The myth of Hero and Leander proves the rule that the first few seconds of a meeting dictate whether or not the chemistry is right. Recognising who you want to spend time with takes place almost instantly. Shakespeare, to whom these lines are often attributed, may well have felt a rush of fellow-feeling on meeting Marlowe, whose murder cut off a glittering wit and intellect…

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Lucy Weir

What if words shape ideas and actions? The ecological emergency is us! Connection matters. Yoga, philosophy, www.knowyogaireland.com. Top writer, Climate Change