The Lover king and his Beloved maiden are together in intimacy delight. She is his garden of lilies (2). He has gone down to his garden. She is his garden of spices. He is experiencing the princess’s sensuous attractions.
The master is browsing in the gardens and gathering lilies. He is a graceful gazelle nibling from lily to lily in undisturbed enjoyment of exotic delicacies. She is drawn into another world of love, bliss, peace, and contentment.
The duchess Beloved is his (3). She willingly and happily submits to him. She opens her soul and body as he gathers her lilies.
The king Lover is hers (3). He willingly and happily commands and dominates her. He opens his soul and body as he gathers her lilies.
The Spirit binds them. They are dancing cord of three. They are not easily broken. Stretch and twist bind them tighter together. They are one. She is her lover’s and her lover is hers (3). They are one flesh.
“But for man no suitable helper was found. So the LORD God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man’s ribs and closed up the place with flesh. Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man. The man said, “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman,’ for she was taken out of man.” For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh.” (Genesis 2:20–24)
The garden of spices. The field of lilies.