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Every breath we take

Every breath we take

A Poem by Kesha
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Sometimes you don't want to
look over your shoulder,
Because you don't want to remember
where you've been.

Or remember that time
You left me behind
And said it was better this way.

Sometimes you don't want to
look over your shoulder,
Because you can't face reality
Because you're just as cowardly
as the rest of us.

So you keep your head up,
You keep moving forward.

And you don't care
That it was me looking for you.

You don't care
That it was me weaving
stars into your hair
And planting flowers
On the ground that you tread upon.

Our lives change
With every breath we take.

But it seems that I can't
Catch my breath.

Because I'm kneeling here
Waiting for you to remember

...me



© 2017 Kesha



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Honest and strong words. I felt the emotions of need and want. Sometime we can't get what we want. Haunt our mind and heart. Thank you Kesha for sharing the amazing poetry.
Coyote

Posted 11 Months Ago


Kesha

11 Months Ago

Thank you very much
Coyote Poetry

11 Months Ago

You are welcome Kesha.
Beautiful work, like always. Your words are very expressive and emotional. Very relatable.

Posted 11 Months Ago


Kesha

11 Months Ago

Thank you very much! :)
Sinbulvinter

11 Months Ago

Not a problem, dear
A BREATHTAKING piece of writing indeed! 😃
Keep writing

Posted 11 Months Ago


Kesha

11 Months Ago

Thank you very much! :)
A breathtaking, emotional write in many ways!
The emotions you've expressed are clear and engage the readers!
Well done Kesha, keep it up!

Posted 11 Months Ago


Kesha

11 Months Ago

Thank you very much!
Mr.Writer

11 Months Ago

No problem :)
The title reminded me of the novel 'Every Breath You Take' by Judith Mcnaught which is one of my favs ;) :)

I think it's not about being cowardly, it's about really facing it.. maybe not looking back keeps that small shred of hope alive which would have been otherwise if we did look back...

I agree too, our lives do change with every breath we take... or with the lack of someone's breath in our lives...
Nicely penned, Kesha. :)

Posted 11 Months Ago


Kesha

11 Months Ago

Never heard of it lol :o

Yes I completely agree, Thank you for such a wonderful revi.. read more
Dr. YumnaKay

11 Months Ago

Oh you should check it out :) and you're welcome 😊
You have all the attention you need from this old timer, Kesha, lol. Well done. How true, "Our lives change
With every breath we take."

Posted 12 Months Ago


Kesha

11 Months Ago

Haha thank you! Glad you liked it

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