Poetry Blogs (breathless)

breathless (Remove filter)

Popular last 30 days

Ventilator Dreams

Like you I sped up the ropes like a monkey then

Breathless we

Made mincemeat of the pommel horse but

How I envied your physique!

So ashamed that I kept my vest on, afterwards

My  matchstick legs hid in the shower.

Later I never put on an ounce or

Made a penny though

You grew rich and

Obese before the virus ran you down .

Today I heard they've put you

On a ventilato...

Read and leave comments (3)

breathlesscomaobesephysiqueventilator dreamsvirus

DREAMS OF A LIFE

entry picture

As a new day dawns and I open my eyes

I look upon a world in painless surprise.

A smile creeps across my hopeful face

as I lie in bed, my comfy place.

 

A tentative move; a testing stretch but

then comes a cough and my face is etched

with pain, like a stalker in darkened streets

as I grudgingly rise to my unsteady feet.

 

Reaching to grab at the windowsill and

hold...

Read and leave comments (2)

agebreathlessillnesssleep

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message