ski injury

i’m falling a thousand feet a second
from a destination unknown
in obvious oblivion;
death imminent.

i decide to investigate the said unknown destination:
mountains; snow-capped; steep; slick; rocky; heavenly.

turns out i thought i was an expert skier,
but the snow on these mountains
taught me to respect the power of pure…

cocaine.

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jonathandeanrichie

Currently living in Vietnam, teaching English, fixing the world's problems.

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