Posted June 16th, 2018 by Alaska
June 16th, 2018
an: i have not posted in 2 years so this is something strange i wrote in the hope of refinding old friends, and also, i don't have an alternative posting site. and this is a fun throwback. (yes i appreciate that this is no masterpiece)
water fills my skull,
slowly, pouring in.
the skin that blankets my brain is growing soggy and detached.
sleep becomes a state of life,
sound merges together into beige growths,
i did not expect drowning to be so slow and so unapparent.
now my mind is blue,
water plants wrap my thoughts,
gelled up and uneventful.
i struggle to navigate dark purples
and the navy shades of murky waters that have flooded my head.
i always expected that to drown is to lose consciousness,
to feel your lungs burst in painful shards.
i feel my surroundings blur while oxygen still pools in,
steady breathing, slow dark nights,
wishing for company on a midnight tuesday.
traffic is still busy on the highway outside my house,
but i can’t manage to imagine any of the drivers.
connections and emotions drown,
but my eyes are still half open.
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