And his love was the object of an exclusive love,
having resolved as he did to love her passionately, unrepentantly.
Desire was directed by a magnetism obscure
distinctly towards her…
And as the days were stolen ever more shrewdly
a vision came of freedom through the heart’s captivity,
captivity to the woman with whom he had bonded.
Bound to his love
all the old possibilities and uncertainties