Remember to Breathe

This blog is rapidly becoming all about poetry, but there’s just so much good stuff to share. I do hope  John White doesn’t mind me sharing this. It was originally posted on DoubleU:…….

Remember to Breathe

the numbers look bad

the doctor pronounces

a life sentence

remember to breathe

.

love and affection cease

the death of anything

of real meaning

remember to breathe

.

redundancy upon redundancy

days blur together

endless, pointless

remember to breathe

.

another light is fading

the inevitable loss

comes ever closer

remember to breathe

.

it is the life I’m given

despite its trials

it’s up to me to

remember to breathe

          John White

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