a downhill skier’s gasp

6 Dec

the last inhale is slow
like a clogged slurpee straw
10,000 years of condensed death ritual shooting up a spine.
daring towards the decline where
thoughts have no more tracks to wander.
there’s only abyss, gravity and  no choice.


2 Responses to “a downhill skier’s gasp”

  1. kvennarad December 6, 2013 at 9:49 pm #

    I never met an uphill skier.

    • steve December 6, 2013 at 9:51 pm #

      Youuuuuuu wise girl. They probably call it something else.

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