Abandoned like the red sea 

annoyed by the crying wind 

that comes around

in a clumsy way 

just for me to hear

what it is he wants to say

I don't play that way,


Deep into the night 

Dark Angel gives me fright

assaulting me putting me at risk 

he is making me so sick 

he gives me so much punishment 

when things don't go his way,


Oh, crying autumn 

here I am in the night 

on the ground for the found 

cut deep with no sleep 

my body is cold like the dead 

on colored autumn leaves while,

I bleed like the old red sea.


Poetic Judy Emery © 1982


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