HER BREATH

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Image by Christine Renney

There it is on the mirror
Pursed, she leans in close
But doesn’t touch
Doesn’t smudge it

A little mist
A tiny pool
No blood or sweat or spit
Just it

Her breath on the mirror
Lifeless
Breathless

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11 thoughts on “HER BREATH

  1. Mark, love this, quite captivating, I read “HER BREATH” several times. I’m wowed as always with your writing, here giving wonderment to such a fleeting moment, before it evaporates. A fantastic image by Christine as well, the photo holds hand so nicely with your words.

    Take care,
    Pepper

    1. I had chosen another image but Christine convinced me this was the one. Thank you, as always, for your words.

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