Meditation on the Breath

Photo by Lorenzo Lamonica on Unsplash

Why does the evening converge inside your lungs?
It does not breathe
Out, only in, until
So condensed, it is night and your hand
Cries, and your hair cries, and the water
Is thirsty, and you break down

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Tantra Bensko

Tantra Bensko

Gold-medal-winning psychological suspense novelist, writing Instructor, manuscript editor living in Berkeley.