Breathe

Oxygen replaces
stagnant thought.
We fill our lungs
with the toxicity
of modern life, and
our mouths with
what is convenient.
Our ears are filled with
idle chatter and the
truth or consequences
of a society who sees
compassion and
empathy as words
reserved for coffee
mugs and fridge
magnets. We all
want something else,
but tend to overlook
what may be right
before our eyes.
Open your mind
and breathe…
Exhale more
than you inhale.

                                                                                                   j.g.l.

 

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