Gastão Cruz


BREATH - Poem by Gastão Cruz

I won't be able
to pull you from that abyss
place you at the table
I, too,
I know it well enough, am also somehow dead,
with you with this
day
that in taking shape left
the breath of time
audible in the cotton with which they stuffed
your mouth


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 26, 2018



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