Snakeskin

by Sister Beth Kimbell

For My Sorcerer

Sacred union foreseen:

Nexus? A cup and rings.

Awakened hearts catch aflame,

Keen to share in love's song,

Easing need shunned so long,

Snakes entwined, we are the same

Knot of reality,

In our blood is the key—

New life together our aim.