Rachael Writes
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Rachael Writes

Grief’s Blossom: Verses About Living

Every flood begins with a rivulet, every breakdown begins with a single tear.

Photo by Mehrpouya H on Unsplash

Projector glow illuminates the aisleways,
soft, fresh air works through doorway curtains
to evaporate trails of tears.
Exhale, it’s not enough,
inhale, my chest fills and tightens,
pulling inward, pulling me
inward until the
inevitable push.

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