The needy against the strong.


Uneven Ground

Negotiating
Her firm jaw
neither confirms, nor denies
He searches her eyes
from a weak position

The bargain clearly struck
long ago, from weakness
His neediness
against her strength
Uneven ground

Poetry Collection: Corner of My Mind
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Jim Freeman’s
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CORNER OF MY MIND
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