When I Hear It 2

Drop

When the doctor rings me

I am asleep

When the rest is violent

I seek and the treaty violates

Diffidence

Beside me

And my family alone

All on this island

We sleep together

We weep side-by-side

I am tender

And no knowledge can rescind my courage

This is the last temple

Then you move on

Then you creep up on my spine

And I snap

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