Part I — Poems 1 to 100

EB 1-100. Poems 1 to 100 were written on Pan Am Flight 100 from New York to London on June 21, 1974, in London and in Cambridge, England.

1. Why I love you

I love you
Because
Yours is the heart
Of an ice-melting flame.

I love you
Because
Yours is the life
Of a love-radiating sun.

I love you
Because
Yours is the soul
Of a compassion-flowing moon.