Suffocating

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I just want to breathe.

I’ve been finding myself suffocating with the words that my heart knows but my mouth refuses to say.

They’re tied in a lovely bow against my neck
slowly squeezing,
I feel the warm stream of blood as they break through the skin of my throat.

Tragic.

I hear a soft laugh in the distance and as I come in and out of consciousness I realized that I still had a sense of cyclical humor.

These words are trying to kill me
And I just might let them.

Gabriela A Tejada

 

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. vgeorg says:

    Breathing is a vital life process.
    Poem like the breath of the words.😍

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  2. Eloquent. So beautifully crafted and the underlying emotions stated and left unsaid… truly a gift. Thank you for sharing! ~Kelsey

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    1. Thank you for reading ! 🌙

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