gravity that holds all possible love
a king and queen go gravely side by side.
fists are lightly clenched beside his thighs:
she presses his shoulder and
she holds his wrist
like a strong mother guiding her son's feet,
a meek daughter clinging to her guide.
sculptor only noticed in these two
the things a couple feel when most alone:
solitude of being me and you
two feeling hearts in towers of rocking
Not sad to live they advance without fear
to an end they cannot