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Breath (Prose)

By JennyT, published on Oct 4, 2013

...waste our

b r e a t h the meal ordered took too long someone takes their l a s t cut down ~ bloodied holes that pierced the skin or sliced with steel paper thin he refused to carry weapons his crime? wrong place ~ wrong time

on a cold and stony road she lies gasping for her final breath hit by one who drank ~ who swore he didn't see her car, she wore no safety belt

alone in an empty lane ~ forgotten old feeble, slouched on cold brick walls his organs failing from abuse his begging plea no longer heard

he's old he hears them whisper ~ had a good innings, he hears... (more)

Tags: love, death, life, pain, happiness, living, sadness, breath, breathe, making each day count

What If?

By D. Sager, published on Jul 26, 2013

... of lost opportunity?

What if I looked for ways I can help?

If I'm not here for you, then I must depart, this life has nothing to offer me alone. If there is no “we” on this earth, no family to belong to, no greater good to serve, then I will lay me down in peace and give up my breath. What if my dying breath were given for a resuscitation of your life? Is this the greatest gift? To give my life for you? I've heard this sacrifice called the greatest love, do I pursue this divine commission?

What if we knew that our ways were best fulfilled in this purpose, holding... (more)

Tags: family, help, alone, strength, rescue, breath, breathe, egocentric, greatest love, if, john bunyan

Breath of Coals

By D. Sager, published on Nov 3, 2012

"Heroes are made in the hour of defeat. Success is, therefore, well described as a series of glorious defeats." – Mahatma Gandhi

Breath of coals consumes the compliantly relented peace of multitudes

Leaping from dream to purpose and defiling with hungered presence

- "Come my enemy, give life to me by your hate"

A leprous char to remain in the abandon of slanderous consumption

The takers of hope are meant to be, giving life to survivor's dreams

- "Come my enemy, give life to me by your violence"

Cherished visions have no meaning unless colored... (more)

Tags: hate, violence, hope, dream, success, birth, abandon, adversity, enemy, coals, blackened, breath, consumption, defile, leprous, slanderous, survivor

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