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The first stanza talks is an introduction to the life of the woman and her husband.

She holds a rose; a sign of her femininity, and yet she weeps, showing a sign of
"weakness". She stands upon the threshold of HER house, take note not "his or the",
meaning the house is the woman's. Fragrant with scent-- able to wake up her
husband; meaning she is able to "lure" him out of sleep. She looks far to where her
husband plows--self explanatory.
The second stanza shows yet another weapon the woman uses to manipulate man:
sex. Night of passion--sex. Sacred strife- sacred=sex, strife=not agreed or not
enjoyable. What may she know what man and woman fashion, Out of the clay of
wrath and and sorrow, Life? Though the woman does not enjoy the act of sex (wrath
and sorrow), a product will be produced--Life; children.
In the third stanza, it becomes evident that the woman is not happy with what's
happening; she still is dominant though. "Finds no world beyond his arm's embrace"
shows that she treats her husband as her everything. Form pertains to the man,
beyond the furrow- the gap between them. "Who is her Mind, her Motion, Time and
Space" subtly shows na though she is the man's everything, she wants him to
become hers too (by becoming her; in essence).
The fourth stanza talks about the woman employing her last weapon: mystery. May
kasabihan nga diba na "with knowledge comes power" so yeah, by remaining
mysterious to the man, she becomes more powerful than him; without him realizing
it. "Somber mystery of eyes unspeaking," mysterious yung woman--unspeaking
eyes. "Dark enigma of Life's love forlorn", the woman is an enigma; a mysterious
being that the man cannot truly comprehend. Last two lines; talk about the woman
being a Sphinx and her figuring out that the answer to her problem is mystery.