Return to me naked, I would have you so
Always and everywhere, like the nude prow
Of a wooden ship, announcing where she goes
With splashes white as catastrophe, and as loud.
Why have you left me for laundry and chores,
Your sails lifted, your hand saluting for shade?
Why have you left me? For now you are gone:
The bed unmade, and my heart unmade.
Wherever you go primly sailing now
Through cute boutiques or old bodegas
I will wait, for I know that night must follow
And your bare moon burst before my window-glass.
For this new Life where we squall unadorned,
Return to me naked as you were naked born.