Let us play a game then, you and I.
Let the table be raised beneath the sky,
Let the drums be drummed, and on it lie.
Smoky women bear their burning tapers nigh,
Dwarves with gongs come clanging, by-and-by.
Everyone take your seats, let the last one in,
The ceremony of sex is about to begin.
My hand finds you, your hand unknots my tie,
Lips as lithe as fishes sip, and we let slip
Our final disguise. Now at last in naked night
We plunge the utter dark with light caresses.
Touching the matter to the heart, they bless us.
For you and I are nothing, when this is,
When we are one thing, one mass of blessings.