CoffeeShop Blues: 2015 Traveler's Edition - Page 61

Jeremy Frost Dead I squirm and wrestle needing wind to loosen her grip meaning no disrespect in my need for free As Under You raise your arm to slap Quick to the floor I slide - counting 1-2-3 Your hand afflicts me - leaving me numb “Damn it! Forgive me,” you say, reaching down with wedded hand The one that strokes my breast and holds our child Watching – screaming Your anesthesia thick – I can’t, I can’t move Your patience wearing thin - apology shallow You grab me up yanking arm Your ring leaving mark Reminding me I am yours “What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.” Definition : Asunder: to pull apart, torn a part into different parts or pieces · in bits · in halves · in two 61