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Lady Lust

They sat together at a table set for nine Just him and her, then seven empty seats To wait for guests who failed to show Even when the clocks struck twelve Chimes to shatter moonlight with their blows. “Should we not wait for them to come? His question stretched through the room And crossed their silence sat between Their two chairs at opposite ends So her face and features remained unseen. “But they are here can you not see?” She asked with faint amusement As his eyes searched the empty space And found only what had been Leaving him to wonder what was meant. “No one sits here but for us my dear Apart from dust there is just air No guests, or friends, or secret love How can you see what is not? You play at jokes which are not fair!” “No jokes are played upon you my love, I tell you only hidden truths. Those chairs are taken by myself My greatest flaws are sat here tonight And in my silken words lie …