Danielle Legros Georges Can't Breathe
The impossible task of breathing
Near guns, breathing and running,
Breathing and standing as still as
Death is when it closes you off,
When it wraps its arm around you.
If breathing is living, if breath is
Spirit, what spirit lifts you off
The earth, not seeing itself so.
Death, be not proud. Behold your
-Self here as the fear you are.
As the falling stripe. As the falling