You Take The Breath Right Out Of Me...

July 14, 2009
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Breathe.

Remember to breathe.

Breathe the hollow remains of unspoken words.
Inhale the scent of sorrow and invisible hope.

Remember to breathe.

Pull the ear-splitting silence into your fragile body.
Reject the comfort, inhale the deep blue misery.

I can't breathe.

Draw my disappointment in through your unwilling mouth.
Forget the placidity of the past, absorb the harsh truth.

I forgot to breathe.





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Anjo! said...
Jul. 30, 2009 at 6:43 pm
Oh. Wow. This... is .... AMAZING. wow. is all i can say. You have touched my heart. Keep writing please. you are such a awesome writer. You write from the deepest part of your heart and i can see it. That is truly awesome.
 
SaraB. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 29, 2009 at 11:44 pm
I like how the stanzas make it choppier, but in a good way. Did you mean for it to be in like a breathing rhythm?, because that's the impression I got. Good work!
 
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