how to lose breath

gasoline dreams. burning desert roads
folding flame stripped sky. tapping my collarbone
to fireworks flooring whether i inhale or
scream. oxygenize. overthrow. with a neck snap:
whiplash. epiphanic.

when he first appeared. heart drop stop.

highway soaring. when you fly. do you look
towards cracked knuckles. head down
agreement. retracted
shoulders. open