second circle

gateway

someone once told me never
to turn my back on an ocean but
truth is the lies crashed
over my head before i
could suck in my breath;
now buffeted by deaf winds and
drowned in tumbled waves i
slide noose-like under
waters too heavy to hold me,
scrape shins and
veins against a
shore all too willing
to forget.

2 thoughts on “second circle

  1. Excellent poetry and photography here. Very much enjoyed browsing through all.
    Thank you for sharing

    thanks, cindy; appreciate you dropping by. always happy to hear from other writers.
    ciao
    –jsl

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