His Heart

The goodness of his heart
was set, an azure
domed cabochonJoseph-Siffred Duplessis-366644 (1)

not faceted,
enthroning us

in his stolidness
in his regal wake
in his quiet certitude

there was vision
silent affinity
the shadow held fast among the planks

Temple of Love Poems for Marie Antoinette
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