Mycenae Lookout 4: The Nights

They both needed to talk,
pretending what they needed
was my advice. Behind backs
each one of them confided
it was sexual overload
every time they did it-
and indeed from the beginning
(a child could have hardly missed it)
their real life was the bed.

-Seamus Heaney

image: But Nicolette One night Escaped by Edmund Dulac

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