When a woman insists she must go to hear the music on her own, a telling argument ensues
No, I will go alone.
I will come back when it’s over.
Yes, of course I love you.
No, it will not be long.
Why may you not come with me? —
You are too much my lover.
You would put yourself
Between me and song.
This article was amended on 27 September 2021. An earlier version commented on the rhyme of “song” with “wrong”, rather than “long”Continue reading...