Breathing Leaves


Derrick Gailes


Everything in life, that has life – 
doesn’t possess lips.
Oxygen, H20, a literal life that 
lives; is not always as it seems,
depending on how one perceives.

For example, the rain forest…
Run forest run; to see the sights,
to be beheld, a fluorescent heaven,
nothing that would even almost dwell
in a venue deemed a hell.

A botany of life, inception as a

Breathing leaves.

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As for me, while I'm lost in prison ocean, I want to hold tight to the buoy which I have discovered and has kept me floating until the rescue ship arrives (my release date).

So it’s with the strongest desire / That I continue to write / I continue to fight / To bring attention to my situation / So I can get back to life