My need for you rattles around my rib cage
making knocking noises so loud, if you're near,
I know must be audible;
and yet I like the way it feels.
Once released it pours its torrents out
upon that welcoming landscape
which is your heart;
satiation so easily achieved
each time it takes my breath away.
So great a fire as mine
is by you quenched
with such facility;
by your touch and smile
it, too, amazes me.
have its counterpart
inside you as well:
a perfect match between us--
between my need and your
garlanding an unbreakable bond
between us, even as most don't understand
what there could possibly be between us that ties.
"You can have anyone is this town, why me?"
Because what you have to give
I desperately need to receive;
we satisfy mutual cravings.
It is not so mysterious." she said.
"This has been our secret pact now going on for years:
but never consummated with sex or lust
it has a certain purity for me.
It's light shines, in the starry night
and even causes the Sun to blink
in broad day-light
I, the Widow.
You the Widower.