Hearts                 beat
silently, unnoticeable in chests,
blood and love hidden. Heart is a
cocoon revealing emotion slow.
Time makes a human.
Inevitably, hearts die
without any rest.
Without love,
we are
dead.
Kevin Adam Flores Barbosa is an English graduate who has been writing poetry and short fiction since he existed. He's been mentioned in the University of Texas at Brownsville's The Collegian and The Brownsville Herald, and he has been published in Austin Community College's The Rio Review, University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley's Gallery 2016 & 2017 magazines, and BAM's SXSM 2016 zine. He is a bittersweet poet who has an Instagram and Tumblr (blinkforman23).
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