The more of you that I inspect,
The more of me I see reflect (Dave Mustaine 1995).
But when I went to see what’s what,
I looked around, I was a slut.
I’m in this, here, a room, I have a dictionary I have a bed.
You bought me too, paid food and drink,
Oh ho, your story takes a twist, the bed is red.
Tell me, what was I to you?
I’m a scholar, I know the words.
I just…don’t remember, let jog my mind; open the book:
Definition of concubine in English:
1. (in polygamous societies) a woman who lives with a man but has lower status than his wife or wives.
1. ‘Abraham ended up with a wife and a concubine, Jacob with two wives and two concubines.’
2. ‘Do they mean to train girls to becoming rich people’s wives or concubines?’
3. ‘Round about were the remains of two 20-year-old women (wives or concubines?), two 40-year-old men, and a dog.’
1.1 archaic A mistress.
Middle English: from Old French, from Latin concubina, from con- ‘with’ + cubare ‘to lie’.
It’s funny, isn’t it?
They used to tell me to…know my place.
This isn’t my place, is it?
It’s only yours. It is Orion. his name is Orion.
There is a pile of papers and books in the corner,
Near my mother,
She is insane.
“Gasoline was too expensive!” She sings, “I got kerosene~, ah, look! It doesn’t smoke as much! How lovely!”
I watch the fire. I’ll die here, impure. How many of my friends; they call it monogamy, but if you’re not a wife, you’re…concubine.
Let it burn me, mother Hail. The grandfather clock on the wall strikes twenty minutes of fire.
“Come now, don’t be retarded, look, it’s your man, calling in the hall!”
(To be Continued)
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