running

Little wheezing gasps
While feet rhythmically hit
Lines in the dirt path
She ran from infirmity
(So he wouldn’t have to be a widower
All that long)
But ran instead
Into diminished alveoli
Lightheaded collapse

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One thought on “running

  1. This is a powerful quick punch, like an injection. I’d really like to see/read more along these lines. Thank you, Gwenyth, for continuing to contribute here at CNP. Hope to see more soon.

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