One, two, three, four, five, 
I am counting to try and keep alive,
Five, six, seven, eight,
Trying hard to take a breath,
Nine, ten, eleven, twelve,
Counting just to myself,
Thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, more,
Feeling myself slump to the floor,

My head hurts, and I can't really see, I think someone is talking to me, but I can't make it out because I can't really breathe, I don't know what to say, my breathes turn heavy, I just need the space and the light of day, maybe if I could just crawl away, I'd catch my breath, all would be fine, except I am running out of time, for people have noticed asking me if I am okay, and yet I don't know what to say, I'm not and they can see it, they are just trying to help, I just need to breathe and have the space to help myself. Hunched over on the floor, I take a deep breath once more.

One, two, three, four,
I'll only count a little more,
Five, six, seven,
My breath again is level,
Eight, nine,
Slowed down has time
Ten.
I am okay again.

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