Only Breath

Only Breath

You're only lying
It's how you breathe

In the nose go words--your drug
Out your mouth fall leadened phrases
Heavy with cunning and craft
The dust of truth is filtered away
Cleaned and cleared from troubling your respirations
So deeply you breathe with a tornado's breath
The careless surge of fraud wiping away stabilities

Until your lungs are filled with the broth of veracity
As your chest heaves
And struggles to breathe
Each word a labor
Each tale a task
Now your strength is dismantled
And your duplicities soon falter

You're only dying
It's how you breathed

© RunWrite - 04-26-22-11:30 AM


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