“Trying to Breathe” / Memorable Fancies #3025

[“I’ll slip on my coat and hike / to the river, praying I see your image” – Amy Gerstler]

Before I could drown your image in the cold currents of the stream, your flesh had already escaped me. There you are now, the parts I still had, swirling in the river’s churning eddies. Trying to breathe.

 

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