jdubqca

poetry by j matthew waters

one more breath of life


it seems we’ve had this conversation before
but it bears repeating
in case you missed it the first time

I can’t seem to remember
if the narrative was fact or fiction
but either way remains relevant this day and age

“you see there are hearts that are hurting
in such a way even open surgery
cannot remedy
in such a way that words or deeds or promises
are rendered useless”

if memory serves me right
the storyteller has eyes like infinite magnets
sparkling in night sky
playing both hero and villain
she laughs at the inevitable
whilst crying for one more breath of life




november two thousand eighteen
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserve

Single Post Navigation

2 thoughts on “one more breath of life

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: