One breath away


One breath. Just one. I am one breath away from myself. A breath to steady, a breath to pause, a breath to slow and settle inside. A single breath for the world around me to stop its frantic pace, it’s hurried steps, it’s overflowing activity. One breath. It’s all that I ask. I find that I need much more solitude to breathe these days. I long to wander, or run alone through paths and along lonely stretches of pasture and forest lined roads. 


I feel less alone, oddly enough, when I am alone. I can breathe. I can feel the air inside fill me and I can let everything go with that same breath. When I am amid a crowd of strangers, I can lose myself. But I am entirely found with those who know me. I love these people, they are my beloved. They color and flavor my life with joy. Still. Still. That breath. That single and solitary breath. The space between my life and my dreams, my heart and my soul. One breath.

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lastlaughliz

Blogger, life enthusiast, queen of chaos. Author and star of #closertocrazy, and Hairbeast Productions. I live in north central Massachusetts on a tiny misshapen, entirely accidental farm. Life is always an adventure! Available for freelance writing and social media Brand Building consultation Contact me at lastlaughliz@gmail.com to discuss projects and fees

2 thoughts on “One breath away”

  1. With each breath in comes peace, with each breath exhaled goes tension, breathing in love, exhaling peace, breathing in the air around, exhaling solitude … breathe in … breathe out … gently, quietly, softly, floating on invisible clouds … One breath at a time. Yes, you are breathed it perfectly. ❤

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