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grief in the lungs

a poem of process

By Canaan TricePublished 2 years ago 1 min read
grief in the lungs
Photo by Milada Vigerova on Unsplash

grief in the lungs

you’re gone and I can’t breathe

maybe this all has to do with how Jesus was stabbed in the side on crucifixion day

is it all symbolism?

I was never created to grieve or to experience loss and trauma

in a perfect world I am whole

because of Jesus, I am whole in an imperfect world

I carry grief in my lungs, but my father has given me breath

I am not afraid to heal

I can breathe when the odds are against me

and the odds are against me

I am free

I can breathe

the unknown is scary

it was made for me

I am free

I can breathe

surreal poetry

About the Creator

Canaan Trice

Hi, my name is Canaan. I am just a girl who loves to write about the life happening around me and within me. I hope you enjoy.

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