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10 feet under

How long have I been in these storms, to long it’s been for
What’s getting harder is the feeling to try, with these waters crashing over my head
I come up for air but the waves push me down and tell me to not stick around
The longer I stay under, the more I question who I wanna be
If I could only see the light shining above me
Its rays could shine from the surface acting as the pathway to my soul
A way to make me feel whole
I will walk on water to you will catch me if I fall
To look into your eyes and know everything will be alright
I know you didn’t leave me out here to drown on purpose, I wasn’t your plan
But somehow I ended up ten feet under and upside down
Barely surviving has become the norm when living under the surface
If I could just see you everything would be alright
This darkness would turn into light



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thewriteidea This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 24, 2010 at 11:40 am:

the title of this poem was what originally caught my eye. but from the very first word i was hooked all the way up til the end! i can really see the feeling in this, and how much thought you put into every word.

you can rate/comment on some of my work, too if you'd like. great job on this! keep writing!(:

 
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