Breathing Easy

I was breathing
Taking in long deep draughts
In case a busy world
Pushed my ideas
Beneath its surface again

I was standing alone
With just my quivering chin
Above doubt's dark depths

And I was thinking while
Paralysed with this fear
That I was so much
Like a vampire sucking
What remaining life there was
From this world's thining air

Then, I had this revelation
From a crumpled scrap of memory
Picked from the gutter
Of a yesterday dream

Found out why I am here, it read
It's because of you, and you
And you
I'm supposed to love you all.

S J Garrett

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