Wednesday, August 10, 2011

In the Water

I love the weightlessness of water

hold my breath to balance out the tension.
In the water, I can rip the iron bars off my shoulders

I can forget the hunger pains
I can distract the wars at home
I can muffle the sounds of world riots.
I am not lonely. the water is alone.

In the water, it all dissolves, drifts, disappears
even I. unaware of my own physical inhibitions.
In the water I float loosely
hair in tangles, arms outstretched. 

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