Little impulse, little nod, a little sweat drying on the brow. A woman’s fingers strain to run through his hair like shy deer. He leans forward while she caresses the little coves where the hair recedes. Cells glide over cells, and all the other cells roar their approval. What more have they hoped for than this little dance, a little naked grace beyond the tug and bind of our stitches? All this for us, that we may sit close in moonlight, restless as two strangers, exchanging our wild gifts, my head in your hands.