Weight of the Water

June 16, 2017
By dardar2100 SILVER, Mount Holly, New Jersey
dardar2100 SILVER, Mount Holly, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the Ground" -Theodore Roosevelt

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart" -Helen Keller

Staring at the ocean

Waves crashing along your feet

Salt blowing in the air

Feet begin to walk in the water


Little splashes hit your skin

Swimming far

No longer touching

Gravity is gone


Let yourself sink underneath

Waves travel over you

Creating motion

A want to come up


Lungs gasping for air

Arms and legs wanting to move


You stay there


Floating helplessly underneath

Staring at the surface

Sunshine hitting it

Gleaming directly in your eyes



A weight of the mind

Telling you to stay underneath

Quiet in the ocean


Too violent

Giving up

Swimming to the surface

The weight of the water


Lies on you 


The author's comments:

I wrote this piece about weight of the world being on your shoulders and how an individual may feel isolated from society and they turn to an object that has no weight but it implies a very deep meaning towards weight hidden behind gravity. 

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