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Breathless

Jared Frazier, Contributor

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A thud against the unforgiving earth

howling Winds rushes forth from already punctured lungs and thus begins rebirth.

As the twisting forest of ashen metal

mockingly salutes the tumble from on high

their thin gray branches howl back —

politely matching the shrill pitch of the ringing Winds.

Winds continues in this way —

reverberating against the ugly trunks.

Until an ashen fog rolls slothfully in and steals Winds away.

And then forever Winds must search

for another set of lungs to fill.

But much to Winds’ dismay

all things it finds

are breathless

and still

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The student news site of Independence High School in Thompson's Station, Tennessee
Breathless