The Widow Welcomes Her Lover

She’s cooked his favorite: a coq-a-vin with fresh morels it being spring & she alone.

He’s cautious not to go too fast while she appropriately defends against pleasure.

They are both keenly aware of the history that surrounds them in this marriage bed

inhabited now by their urgency & passion – who will be the first to break the bond – how are they to survive?