Relative Courage MAG

By Unknown, Unknown, Unknown

I'm only brave for the moment
because I realize that he couldwalk
out of the room and only leave
the breeze that shifts
behind hiswaving hand;
this stale air suffocates.

Courage rescues me byprying
open my lips like a tent pole,
flirting with the question marks thathang
on a line between our eyes, choosing
which ones should betransformed
into exclamation points.

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