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Rescue Breath

Nebulizer in the mist —

Photo by the author, Mark Tulin

Stuck in a dry cough,

a downward spiral of foggy tears —
clear droplets flow deep into my lungs,

intubating my woes and hardships,
appeal to the universe’s mercy

Forgiveness on the tip of my tongue,
to the bronchioles of my soul,



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Mark Tulin

Mark Tulin


A California writer/photographer whose dreams are more vivid than his waking life. Poetry, Humor, Sexuality, and Fiction —