Aer of Life

Aer of Life / Mark Mosley

Each one of my children
took a corner of the sheet,
waving it over the bed,
a wing hovering in the air.
Little would they know
this single movement of joy
is a cloth over a cup
I drink to keep from dying.

Aer of Life: Copyright 2021 by Mark Mosley. All rights reserved. Aer of Life was originally published in Clearing Paths

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