A rope around my neck, rub up against my throat. Squeeze words out and drain down my cheeks in little rivulets. Choke on words Iíll never say. Lexis drip, slide away. I canít speak. Suffocate on words I want to say. Why canít I speak whenever I talk about you? Eyes downcast, cheeks pallor flushed with red hue, words stutter out; what to do? Lungs donít work, asphyxiate on the air. Run your fingers through my hair, I canít take in the crisp air. Why canít I breathe whenever I think about you?
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