A VERY disturbing poem, especially when reading it at 3:30am with a frazzled mind. But I will attempt to wring out an ooze of thought yet. The poem’s tone seems vengeful, as if the speaker has been wronged greatly by the “bitches” she speaks of. It also sounds like it is a feud between the two families because the speaker mentions the “nursery lights” and how they...
This poem seems to be a daydream more than anything. It is about how the speaker feels when he/she is alone (solitary) and left to their own thoughts and imagines wild things or come across “forbidden” knowledge (flames in the fingers). The tone is animalistic, almost like this is what the speaker wishes he/she could do in actuality instead of just within the confines of his/her...
In Her Own Image
It sounds like the speaker is married, but the passion of the marriage is gone. Whether or not her husband cheated on her isn’t really specified, but she may have cheated on her husband instead. She talks about how the glint in her eye like her wedding ring, but a history she cannot touch, because she is longer apart of it… Might I suggest couple’s therapy?