Vikram Seth is a novelist and poet. His novels include 
A Suitable Boy, and his next novel, to be published in 2016, will be a sequel, A Suitable Girl. (March 2014)

Through Love’s Great Power

Through love’s great power to be made whole
In mind and body, heart and soul—
Through freedom to find joy, or be
By dint of joy itself set free
In love and in companionhood:
This is the true and natural good.