a chasm blown into my chestin the shape and size of a feline silhouettenot at the end, when she was small, but at her glorious prime an empty stretch from sternum to gutdrafts swish through, sending occasional howls up the esophaguswhooshes that whisper I miss you I watched your silvers turn to goldnot how most […]


Like the Wind

I guess I’m glad I didn’t realize when we met so long ago that I would listen some day to your loud struggle for every single shallow breath while I fumble to treat and sooth you without sure answers or enough guidance when you huff, puff, wheeze, sneeze, and pant I barely sleep but when […]