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Flying through the deep unknown,
A galaxy of bubbles arising from my air tank.
Fish scatter from my presence,
I push forward.

Delving upon the deep unknown
I am a scuba diver,
Floating in silence,
Breaking it with the sound of my breath.

I take a look above me,
And there lies nothing but a shimmery light.
The place I came from,
And will go back to.

I’m being enclosed,
By wrinkled rocks
And tangled kelp.
Rising above me like mountains.

Then something magical happens.
I make eye contact with it.
A small blue fish, whispering
“Some beauty.”

Looking closer,
Gazing in awe.
I think,
How these tiny worlds survive.

Exhaling, I don’t have much time.
Temptations to go on,
Wondering what lies ahead.
But that is what makes it so special.





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to.be.in.love. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 21, 2011 at 9:05 am
Beautiful. This is so vivid and detailed. Five stars! Keep writing :)
 
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