NaPoWriMo #14 – gasping

the air within this space is claustrophobic, take deep breaths
filled with your scent and inhale gas
wafting up from a stolen shirt that smells of sweat and sex and
I can not escape the death of
the memory of our time when we shared
together everything
without returning it in one piece

This is an example of a cleave poem.

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  2. Matt Quinn says:

    You did a great job with this prompt!

  3. Robin says:

    Wonderful cleave (now that I know what a cleave is!)! I really love how each of the three poems says something different but meaningful. Really well done.

  4. Jason Riedy says:

    Wonderful poem. All three parts work together, echoing each other but also standing apart.

  5. rallentanda says:

    This came together very well!