She

She is solid
an unmoving river that has coincidentally
washed all my sorrows away.
And if it were not for her
I don’t know if I would have
both my legs to stand on
or both my lungs to breathe
as they beat in my chest
reminding me that I am still alive.

And I’m alive.
That’s the miracle of it all
that reminds me to be grateful
everyday
when I get out of bed each morning.
I’m still here
with both my hands and my heart
and my sickly brain
And she is the only reason I breathe
she is the only obstacle.

 

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30 thoughts on “She

  1. Great poetry I´m reading.
    By the way what does the Q stand for? I know about the LGBT what they stand for but the Q? my guess is not for Lesbian Gays Bisexual Transgender…… and Questions Have no clue about the Q, seems every year the acronym gets longer.

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