THE DISCERNMENT OF THE MAYFLY
She awoke in the very morning of the world.
It called to her, and she went to it.
I love you, she said. You are the most beautiful thing I have ever seen.
It said, I am the first thing you have ever seen.
Feed me, she said.
You'll starve, it said.
I will look at you for ever, she said.
There are other things, it said, night is falling soon.
She said, What is night?