Heaven isn't known
for being easy. Although the door is open, few desire Peace and inner glory, ecstasy, Purchased through the sacrifice of power. Yet there are those who find their way through
love. After all attempts at ecstasy-- Nocturnal, furtive, loyal, desperate, easy-- No hunger is diminished, nor is love Inviolate in the sunburst of desire. Venery's delight derives from power Etched into the grinning face of love. Rarer is unbidden ecstasy, Simple as delight free of desire, A nakedness that masquerades as easy, Removed from the necessities of power. Yet there are those who find their way through
Copyright by Nicholas Gordon
Video and Audio Music: Elegy. By Wayne Jones. Music free to use at YouTube.