Have you ever watched a couple dine alone together? Each looking off in the distance through a window or through a phone?Yet, silence isn’t always what it seems. The most intimate moments are often the moments without words. The moments without voices. Moments without even a glance.A subtle gesture may escape the observer. Without asking, he reaches across and butters her toast, adds just the right amount of honey to her coffee, followed by a stir. And in this movement he is more skilled than the poet, who must use words to say, I know you, and I adore you. Look closely. Have you ever watched a couple dine together alone?