Tag: Perseverance for Pain

Perseverance for Pain
The counting. I love it. I hate it. He thinks it lets me take more. He’s right. When I know I only have to hold on until he says ‘5’ I persevere over panic. I barely register the first few. 1 then 2 pass but strike 3 where he hits the same bit is the hit that registers his voice. The rhythm The count. 4 I’m not sure I can take more It’s always hardest strokes when he counts I suck in air. Hold on squeeze tight and wait. 5 l scream, wail, sob, shout let out the relief that
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