Breathing Through Another Day

I’ve breathed enough to know I’m here.
I wonder why that’s so?
There is no need I might concede.
Contentedly I go.

I wonder why we stir at all
And build entangled dreams
Inhaling air refreshed with care.
Light thrills us as it beams.

Written for dVerse Quadrille # 21 “Take a Breath”.


Photo: “Round and Together” by Frank Hubeny

Author: Frank Hubeny

I enjoy walking, poetry and short prose as well as taking pictures with my phone.

49 thoughts on “Breathing Through Another Day”

    1. I suspect rhyme is supposed to lure one, make one read one more stanza just for the sound. The same would go with a melodic flow of free verse. Thanks for the comment.

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      1. It was actually the content of the line itself that drew me in…”I’ve breathed enough to know I’m here.” It could stand alone. I agree with your comments above about rhyme and free verse. 🙂

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    1. The 44 word limit somewhat cramps the common meter in these stanzas, but being forced to cut out four words or so may actually be a good thing. Thanks for the comment!

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