Graceful Heart

The fist shaped ventricular,

Circulating my blood

Keeping even pressure

 

Except, in fight or flight

Beating too hard

Too fast

Where am I to run

 

As I lay resting, it slows

Rhythmically beating

Even, without my emotions

Retreating

Slow and steady pace

 

If it should ever stop,

My life

Would fall from grace

 

©2016 Amanda Potter

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