What is it about you? What do I want
From you, for you, with you? I see
You and feel the welling urge to embrace
You, to take you into my loving embrace.
Why? Because you are tenderly, gently,
Thoughtfully yourself. Because you
Modestly, comically, ironically, anxiously
Live in hiding from the threatening world.
Because you are profound, rounded,
Ready to be delighted by queer ideas.
I wish only to be wanted by you. I wish
Only to be asked to embrace you. Why
Do I want to be enfolded in your embrace?
Because there, I would need no explanation,
There I would be moulded into your warmth,
There I would be answered and unhurt.
Say what you want of me, and I will fall
All down for you, fall before you, collapse
Into the very form you long to embrace.