These fragile bodies of touch and taste
This vibrant skin, this hair like lace
Spirits open to the thrust of grace
Never a breath you can afford to waste
When you’re lovers in a dangerous time
Lyrics from “Lovers in a Dangerous Time” by Bruce Cockburn, 1984.
Photos by Rick Stachura. A fire escape in Astoria, Queens. March 19, 2020.
Each afternoon for nearly a week, these two kept meeting here despite the coronavirus raging about them.