God Breathing by David J. Thompson

My new girlfriend woke me up
last night and said, Listen.
I can hear God breathing.
Do you hear it, too?

Clear as day, I answered
as I pulled up the quilt
at the foot of our bed,
way too sleepy to get up
to turn off the air conditioner.

David J. Thompson
David J. Thompson lists John Prine, John Sayles, and Frank O’Hara among his list of heroes. He enjoys The Simpsons, and he loves Spain and the American West. Please visit his photo website at ninemilephoto.com

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