He saw everything
The gyrations of the stock market
The spots on the next card. He
Was wildly wealthy and clear-skinned.
She was opaque
Vault doors were merely transparent
Beside her. She was the eponymous Security and
She had no need to open.
They were oil and water
Ships passing in the night
Fire and water were more kindred spirits. They
Were in love.
The day had to come
It was a destiny, an inevitable occurrence.
A tap on the finger, a look in the eye and
He stole a look.
She denied. Knots tightening
His gordian purpose blunted, rebuffed
Promise broken, she, Medusa-like, froze his soul
With her own inspection.
He now saw less, she now more vulnerable
They stayed together for the sake of the children
A vast space, a sigil of that moment, replaced the