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Into the Blue

September 15, 2008
By storyteller SILVER, Bedford, New Hampshire
storyteller SILVER, Bedford, New Hampshire
7 articles 12 photos 6 comments

Adrenaline pumping,
Surging through your veins,
You fling yourself away from your shadow,
So you are alone in a world of your own.

You float in a mass of rising bubbles,
Fighting to stay under.
The silence is a relief,
But your lungs are tightening.

The pain is familiar,
And without intention,
You are dislodged from your world of blue.
Into another world of sadness.

The colors are duller,
The air is sharp.
You return to the enclosed life
With a gasp of air.

At once, you realize,
You cannot leave this world of stillness,
Cannot tear yourself away.
You allow your body to go limp and exhale.

You are surprised at
How easy it was,
To leave the world you know,
And become one with the blue.

The author's comments:
I jump in the water when I feel "blue". The way I feel before and after inspired me to write this piece.

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This article has 5 comments.

kaykay said...
on Nov. 29 2008 at 7:10 am
Very strong and emotional. It has a water sensation, like your drowning in your sorrow. Its very out there (in a good way) and lifting. :) Its very good.

on Nov. 26 2008 at 10:49 pm
I have read all ur poems...I like all of them...good job!

read my poems if u liked.

mikea said...
on Sep. 29 2008 at 6:07 pm
Very profound... loved it!

GrandpaG said...
on Sep. 22 2008 at 3:19 pm
Hey Happy Girl,Please ignore my previous comment. I really wanted to say, I Know sadness Quite well,I would rather see bubbles showing a happy face from a young lovely lady

Grandpa g said...
on Sep. 22 2008 at 2:21 pm
The writing is very good but this is the second one that reflects sadness! Why