- Coulehan, Jack
- Date of entry: Jun-26-1995
A man speaks to his six-months pregnant wife. He says she lures him "to our conjugal bed / to use each other gently . . . . " He imagines "eyes staring at me from / deep inside" that "say we are captured . . . . " He concludes "We are / too sure we need each other / to let go."
First published: 1974, in Myths, Dreams, and Dances (Despa Press).
Articulations: The Body and Illness in Poetry
Univ. of Iowa Press
Iowa City, Iowa