Flash Friday: Breathe

Photo public domain gifted to the U.S. Library of Congress by Toni Frissell.


by Susan Warren Utley

my fear is gone
you know the one
where I forget to breathe
the heart is healing
one friend lost
another poised to leave

no regrets
no long goodbyes
in silence we will grieve
accept the loss
embrace the pain
remind yourself to breathe


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About Susan Warren Utley

Susan Warren Utley is a wife and mother living and writing in the shadows of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Her stories are inspired by the unexpected twists and turns of real life and by her muse, a feisty Jack Russell Terrier who occasionally answers to the name of Lucy. View all posts by Susan Warren Utley

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