Breathe in Breathe out

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 21:54 -- Ttivis

Location

78521
United States
25° 58' 26.3748" N, 97° 19' 48.1908" W

Breathe in
Breathe out
As the first fragrances of the world around you
Tickle your nose
And the scent of your mother's silky hair
And your dad's calloused hands
Fill your heart with warmth and security
Breathe in
Breathe out
Your mother is preparing your favorite dinner
And the aroma is so intense that you can almost taste it
Breathe in
Breathe out
The stench of your sweat
As your father teaches you how to play his favorite sport
Breathe in
Breathe out
The new fragrance that your mother bought you
To impress the new kid in school
Breathe in
Breathe out
The scent of your first partner
Who you hope will never leave
And who you know will be the one
Breathe in
Breathe out
As those around you begin to poke at your insecurities
And you endure your first heart ache
Breathe in
Breathe out
And tell yourself that everything will be okay
That they do not mean the words that sting you
Breathe in
Breathe out
As you are about to plaster on a smile
So mom and dad will not know about the pain
Breathe in
Breathe out
As you are now alone in school
No friends, no companion, no love to support you
Breathe in
Breathe out
As you write the last words to your mom and dad
Assuring them that it is not their fault
Breathe in
Breathe out
As you face the trigger with an anxious heart
Knowing that you deserve to go to hell
Breathe in
Breathe out
The trigger is pulled
The shot is heard
Silence envelops the house
Breathe in
Breathe out

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