We Do Not Speak Anymore

We do not speak anymore. You are far from the old words we used when I was a boy. Perhaps it is because you are too close now to hear – like bacteria or atmosphere. Perhaps your silence is a new language I must learn.

Let Us Love Out From Our Solitude

Let us love out from our solitude. Let us seek neither power nor impotence; not taking from our lovers the dignity we must build in them; not falsely surrendering the things in us that cannot be given. Let us love furiously, but solemnly.