Inhale

wonder in the flame
candle slowly devoured
time bleeds wax minutes,
seconds
slow
slide down the
stem
sweat red drop
fall

splash
and take shape
transform,
eyes roll teeth lip
hardened
breath brittle as petals
caught
in a cloudlet of stones
by the water’s
edge

exhale

© Emerys Watchel, 2016 All rights reserved.

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