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Oceans I feel when it begins as the tide yanks me around, tugging

 


Oceans

I feel when it begins
as the tide yanks me around,
tugging me,
and the water churns,
dark and stormy,
ready to take its chance

My chest tightens
as my lungs fill with sea foam
with brilliant shades of white and pale green,
their hues choking me s l o w l y

My legs are weights
and I'm wearing cement,
and I begin sinking to the bottom of the sea,
coughing and sputtering and gasping for air

I struggle to hold onto the world
or what’s left of it –
the small sliver of light I can see,
shimmering above me

There’s nothing to grasp onto,
nothing to anchor me.
Funny,
How that only makes me sink

The waves c r a s h
and so do I,
I keep drowning like there is no bottom,
simply unexplored ocean,
taking me to depths even shipwrecks have never been

maybe,
that's all i'll be,
a shipwreck
torn into pieces at the bottom of the world,
right from whence i came

and If I survive
I know I’ll have to face these waters again;
I always do
it's as sure as the high and low tides,
as sure as my own
 highs and lows,

And I know the oceans will be waiting.


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Pesadilla 5 years ago
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beautiful
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hyperion* 5 years ago
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thank you awe
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hyperion* 5 years ago
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thank you so much omg
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posted May 6, 2014 at 3:51pm EDT tagged with poetry, tw, okthisisaneditofsomethingpreviouslywritten, quote

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