In moments of desperation
You may do terrible things.
You are weak when your resolve shatters;
You cannot resist the call when your children disobey you.
You take the easy way.
And in your wake you leave nothing but
It gathers with each stroke of the hand as it meets
Clothed or not.
It gathers when you take the
It disperses when you resist;
When you lower your hand and strike no blows
No matter how tempted you are to let them fall.
Gathers when you twist no love to mean
Gathers when we love and never fail to
Resist the call of