"He woke her then,
and trembling and obedient
she ate that burning heart out of his hand.
Weeping, I saw him then depart from me."
Could he daily feel a stab of hunger for her
( From: http://www.elyrics.net )
and find nourishment in the very sight of her?
I think so. But would she see through the bars of his
plight...and ache for him?