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Breathe

I am aware of every pain Of every pull Of every tug Breathing First I need to learn to breathe Then we will work on my feet

I was told it was easy

To put one foot in front of the other

That is not easy

That is the most difficult thing to do

I can’t even catch my breath

I can’t vocalize a coherent thought

Put one foot in front of the other

That takes effort and energy

Both of which I do not possess

It takes hunger and drive

Of which I have never had

I will focus on breathing

Lungs expanding

Then contracting

They said it was natural

We do it without being aware

I am aware of every pain

Of every pull

Of every tug

Breathing

First I need to learn to breathe

Then we will work on my feet

 

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Kelli J Gavin
Kelli J Gavin of Carver, Minnesota is a Writer, Blogger, and Professional Organizer. Her work can be found with Clarendon House Publishing, The Ugly Writers, Sweatpants & Coffee, Love What Matters, and Southwest Media among others. Kelli’s first two books were released in 2019 (I Regret Nothing and My Name is Zach). She has also co-authored 15 anthology books. Her 3rd and 4th books will be published in 2020 and 2021. Kelli is currently writing a book of fiction short stories. Look for Kelli’s first book of short stories and poems in 2019. You can find her work with The Ugly Writers, Sweatpants & Coffee, Writing In a Woman’s Voice, The Writers Newsletter, Writers Unite!, Academy of the Heart and Mind, The Rye Whiskey Review, Spillwords, Mercurial Stories, 121 Words, HerStry, Ariel Chart, The Basil O’Flaherty, PPP Ezine, Southwest Media, Otherwise Engaged, Pleat her Skin, Paper.Li, The New Ink Review, among others. Find Kelli on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @KelliJGavin

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