When hearts meet and lips touch
And soft and supple bodies blend,
When in joy you give me your all,
Then will I sing of love’s true end.
WHB . . . 1956
Pictures by Sir Edward Burne-Jones (1833 – 1898) . . . ‘The Heart of the Rose’
Tapestry design, inspired by Chaucer’s adaptation of the medieval French
‘Le Romaunt de la Rose’