It started with a kiss…
Then it ended with a fist.
You swept me off my feet.
You made me feel complete.
Complete & utter disgust…
The way that you would treat…
A beautiful ladyR…
Embrace me my love.
Hold me tight in thine arms,
For they are my shelter,
Through the darkest of storms.
This, once little girl,
Is searching for freedom.
And so with my blessing,
She steps out of my Eden.
deserving of everything that’s good
….who, what and why are we?
To Be Forgotten
To Be Unknown
When they make our final resting place
Marble marker,…..Name and date
Flowers all around,…Could not see the ground
Visitors come and go,…Heads bent low
So, how shall we do it. You just sit here and confess and then I shoot you. Or, I have a mind to tie you to the gig and drag you all the way home.
Does your kid have an I-pad?
And Uggs on her feet?
So she’ll be accepted,
Look cool while she Tweets.
The rains had turned it to a muddy mess that splattered him in muck as he went but he paid no heed. He wanted to see Bethia again, come what may.
Jacques’ words had drained his excitement away like a barrel of wine and left the dregs of pain to be dealt with. And he was tired fighting the injustice of it all.
“ Is that right? You leaving here soon?” The sheriff couldn’t believe his ears.
“ I am.” Declared William, “ I just need some time to finish off my work here.
The leaves that rustle to and fro,
They sound just like a song.
And all the darkling creatures,
Like to sing along.
holding hands with those whom I love and love me back!
But till they came for him, these people will know him as William Gill, the mead maker; not Billy the hideaway laborer. His pride did not forsake him even in repentance.
How easy it would have been to defile her. To strip her of any dignity she might possess, make her marked for life. Hadn’t the same happened to Bethia?
“ Why? Husband not enough for you women? Why do you insist on talking to strange men, particularly servants like me? What do you want from me?”
The fat man stood up so fast his chair toppled over.
“ I don’t frequent bars to cavort with tramps either. Take her out with ya.”