835 Drowning [13 January 2009]

Despair pushes me under,
waves crash over my head,
struggling to catch a breath
in the drowning liquid
clogging my lungs,
stilling the flow of calm oxygen
tempering the insanity
of the dark, angry star
living inside my heart.

© Johanna Fugitt 2017

About taikodragonjkf

Member of Spokane Taiko. Poet. Karaoke singer. Love cats and baseball.
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