Breath This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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Breath
I offended Father Time today
Nothing finished
My clock took vengeance against me
Excruciatingly slow
Horrifyingly fast
Breath
I insulted Mother Nature today
The roots snatch at my feet
The leaves guarding their passage
And I don’t have the key
Breath
I mocked Lady Luck today
Didn’t win at school
Lost miserably at home
Weighted dice
Casino slots
Breath
They say that God loves you
But I guess today
He ran out of red candy hearts
Breath
Running away from everything
With my only companion that I didn’t mock
It blows me away
My particles scattered among the universe
To find
Father Time
Mother Nature
Lady Luck
And
God
So maybe tomorrow
Everything will be right again

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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