a⋅sy⋅lum/əˈsaɪləm/ Show Spelled Pronunciati[uh-sahy-luhm]
|1.||(esp. formerly) an institution for the maintenance and care of the mentally ill, orphans, or other persons requiring specialized assistance.|
|2.||an inviolable refuge, as formerly for criminals and debtors; sanctuary: He sought asylum in the church.|
|3.||International Law. |
|4.||any secure retreat.|
2. haven, shelter, retreat.
(as Inspired by the Shot Gun Sister, and Jon)
are not about love,
nor do they remind us of love.
and soft lips,
belong not to the realm of love either.
shotgun in hand
staring down her sibling's oppressor.
Her twisted face
come around here
and you'll have no seed (or sword) to spare for love again.
(Love is fierce.
But not injurious.
And sister, you will be safe here.)
A million smiles,
a wink across the air,
love resides in not one of these gestures.
A coat (for warmth),
an arm (for strength),
a shoulder (for tears),
it seems we are getting closer.
empathy at hand
while his wife shatters their castle.
Stand over her
as his love
stretches into an arbor (of vine and flower) to protect her.
(Love is asylum.
But has no constraint.
And wife, you do belong here.)