24 October 2008

lost at sea

lost at sea

the pounding waves explode
over my deaf ears and

salt dumps into my veins.

a frantic impulse invades my limbs
when the surface fails to break
and I am lost in the tide,

hidden deep beneath the sparkling blue:

death disguised as paradise.

the sharp sea erupts in my lungs

and slices without mercy through fragile fibers.
up above, the heavens split
and rain surrenders to reality

as ambition slides beneath the swell.


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