Dust If You Must A poem written by Rose Milligan of Lancaster, Lancashire, England. The poem was first published in the September - edition of The Lady (magazine) in It is usually attributed to either "Unknown" or "Anon".
She was a silent fighter with a demon in her lung that stole her breaths from her before they passed her tongue. He was a silent fighter who was always taught to share so he held his breath when he was with her so she could have his air.
It was easy to tell that they were drunk but not of alcohol but off of each other the way they laughed the way they sneaked glances yet from far away you could tell they were utterly intoxicated with each other