Wings to Breathe — Alas para respirar

Francisco Martínez
2 min readApr 16, 2024

Wings to Breathe

He was born in the silence of a summer night. He spent his childhood unable to breathe. He was blue and in his solitude, he nourished dreams of having a friend with whom to fly through the skies. He imagined flying high, with the air caressing his plumage that would no longer be blue.

It happened without expecting it. He spread his wings, and then, in an instant, the alveoli of his lungs opened, and he began to breathe. He breathed so deeply that the abyss in which he had lived became small, small and finally…