Carried Away by the Wind

And then the air
left both my lungs
as I gasped
for the breath
that no longer cared
to be held
so close,
but wanted release
toward a freedom
I couldn’t fathom
beyond broken spaces
in my chest
where the organ
played its final song
called collapse.

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