Rattling Words

Naive youth he’d been


Life filled up dreams like

Balloons… Time whittled away

Wild exuberance, left him

Weathered shell; shut down,

But for rattling words inside—

Thoughts falling through small

Spaces where his ribs only

Breathed short half-breaths anymore.

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