Stagger Our Breathing

You rip off the tape
And I’ll let her scream.
We can hold her hand
As she begins to dream.
 
She doesn’t have to say
Where she was
What she wore
What she drank
Or speak her war.
 
Fight for her bravery
She can’t march alone.
We believe survivors
Hear them in our bones.
 
Listen to her whisper.
Let her shout.
Let her scream.
Let her fight.
Boil the bloodstreams.
 
Stagger our breathing.
I’ll sing while she breathes.
We’ll survive together
Suffocating thieves.
 
Begin to believe her.
Give her hope
Give her space
Give her love.
She is our face.
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