Only the title has been changed, otherwise it remains unaltered from the original draft.
I wanted to create an aesthetically pleasing image in the form of two poems that would function either separately or together depending on how the reader approached them/it.
The picture below is of Paris, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and strikes me as a suitable accompaniment to the words.
CITY OF LIGHT
we meet on a sunlit bridge in an ancient city in spring
and our shadows merge we meet like eager lovers
inhaling sweetness your cool skin scent
apple blossom drenches my lips
the river the light
or prayers unspoken
sweep overhead escape like birds
we stand like statues our lips eyes fingertips
our vows now set in stone connect to become but one
sky a purple mass of starlings stretching beyond and beyond