A Moment in Water

By , Haslett, MI
I am happy.
As we walk
Into the lake.
I am cold.

My feet are crushed
Between rocks
And sand.

We carry the long board
As it whacks us.

The water is cold.
I gotta pee.
My feet kill me.

We swim to a place
Where I
Can’t touch.

I float.

Trying to get up was a challenge.
Go!
I fall
Backwards.
Did a back flip
In the water.
Head first.

I feel like falling.
Into darkness.

I got back up
With water on my face,
Begging for the board.

I feel like I’m being pushed
On water
I fall
Again.

Breathe.
Stop.
It was over.

After all,
Try, try, try.

I succeeded.





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izzy10899 said...
Feb. 15, 2011 at 7:14 pm
this poem is awesome
 
GrandmasCookies41911 replied...
May 12, 2011 at 8:29 am
Thanks Isabel :)
 
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