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After the Honeymoon by Holly Day
published in Volume 5, Issue 4 on December 1st, 1998

razor-sharp spiderwebs crisscross rays of
white moonlight, broken glass windowpanes and
stained glass skin-mommy listen
listen when I tell you
he has a temper, he has quite
a temper.

razor-sharp porcelain fragments on
bloodstained linoleum, purple skin fading
to dark red, under ice-oh mommy listen
listen to me when I tell you
I have to get out of here, I have to
get out

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