Bodies Without Air


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Marina is pursuing her Bachelor of Motion Picture Arts at Capilano University. She is the Treasurer on the Board of Directors for The Capilano Courier. Based out of Vancouver, Canada, Marina is a  [+]

Image of Fall 2020
Image of Poetry
Life ongoing
Tumor unknowing
Just Breathe.
Adventures halting
Tests assaulting
Just Breathe.
Chest pounding
News astounding
Just Breathe.
Pain shocking
Morphine blocking
Just Breathe.
Nurses hustling
Legs rustling
Just Breathe.
Silence shattering
Clothes tattering
Just Breathe.
Therapy starting
Body departing
Breathe.
Tears streaming
Machines wheaming
Breathe.
Heads shaking
Hearts breaking
Breathe.
Family praying
Stillness laying
Breathe.
Rain falling
Graveyard calling
Breathe.
Fears growing
Body lowering
Just . . . . Breathe .
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Keith Simmonds · ago
A powerful piece that evokes the pain, anguish and suffering inherent in the human condition! My support ! Please consult your message box for more details.