I open the front door to a blizzard; Welcome - bone aching air- into my (now your) warm home! You've expelled the warmth. I had spent so long accumulating that.
The chill came in Slight as a spider's silk Effortlessly tieing down my limbs Pneumonia induced coma Ground bound fly That is I We're going nowhere
Strength withers and erodes, Like long forgotten cobwebs beneath porcelain bathtubs and I know you take showers but the point still stands I'm rendered useless below the surface But abandoned in whole
I'm faucets rusted shut, Realeasing but a useless slither of Thick brick Orange Sedimented liquid Your negligence made using me a disappointment But we've been in this house forever And all our broken faucets are staying here.
Your breathless whisper was a hurricane, And my door would tear from the hinges before I could try to run from the damage that I foresaw
A conscious paralysis, Being only somewhat entirely aware Of your needfulness And my helplessness And our restlessness In all that we could never control
"Come in," I say "I'm sorry" you reply As you enter