Having the Croup in 1979

by August 5, 2019 0 comments

meant that i couldn’t yell
not even on the inside
only whoop like a bird
with my underdeveloped lungs
trying to escape
the trailer park even then
as the knack sang
on the radio
about things
more precious
than air.

editors note:

Always seeking that precious breath of fresh. – mh clay

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