TarryJoints popping and creaking in protest, caused by the straining of muscles as the body tries vainly to relieve its discomfort. Nails clawing at the sheet, teeth pulling at the recently discarded shirt in frustration.These are strange urges, ones that are usually diverted or forgotten. Among the purely carnal, lie the want to simply be near the one most dear.-----Not all are hers, some are his.They seem to meld together; the barrier dissolved for the moment. Spiritual aspects all become one.Sharing is how they cope, ease the longing, and endure.He held her the best he could. She pulled him closer and clutched the pillow tight.