gravity. i always wonderedgravity.2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
if this was an outwardly apparent thing.
oh look at her
i can see her cheekbones
or theres a bit of a slight
in the way she breathes
like something is catching in her chest
and threatening to swallow her whole.
i can fucking smell it on her.
she wants to die.
its a definite scent you know
or maybe its completely hidden
and its only when i swallow too much air
and my lungs spasm
and burn and i choke and my face
turns the same colour
as a week old bruise
that i realise i can feel a rush
when my brain trips over the
i might just die thought
that normally scares people
but not me.
instead my thoughts backfire
and speed to other things like
i wonder if this will look like an accident
or will they be able to tell that i thought
about doing it
and if they will cut me open and
see that its actually a predisposition
like diabetes or heart disease
you can see it lining their veins
or in the way their lungs are shaped
or the curve of their spine.