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Lexington Poetry Month
Self-Contained Urban Breathing Apparatus
article by
Larry Wheeler

He walks  down a perfectly manicured
street in an upscale section of town, not
aware that he breathes through his earbuds
and if his battery dies he could drown.

2 responses to “Self-Contained Urban Breathing Apparatus”

  1. Jim Lally says:

    we replace old rosebuds
    with new earbuds

  2. Kathleen Gregg says:

    That title just drew me into this insightful poem!

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