Tuesday, February 10, 2009

N2 (78.084%) + O2 (20.946%).

The Absence Of Air

You left before you were gone, the room filling
with the black poison smoke of burned years
and I dropped to my knees and began
the braille search for escape while crawling beneath
the smolder and smother of a love extinguished,
lungs singed and winded, left gasping in the absence of air.

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