You watch me drowning

by Lyical Madness   Jul 25, 2017


You watch me drowning
Mouthing your name
Standing lifelessly at the edge
Revelling in my pain

You tied the emotional rocks
That drag down at my feet
Airless attempts to break free
As I admit defeat

You bound the rope
That bites in my skin
That keeps a prisoner
To the darkness within

You at my graveside
No tears will you shed
For the truth is that's only one part of me
That is now dead...

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  • 1 week ago

    by Em

    JUDGES COMMENT: This is one of those writes that resonates with many of us where someone we love watches us drowning (I feel in misery) and either adds to the misery or just doesn't care if that makes sense. It's just so very powerful.

  • 3 months ago

    by Lyical Madness

    Wow- totally blown away by everyone's comments, I feel very honoured <3
    Ben- thanks for noticing the typo- edited lol!

  • 3 months ago

    by Em

    Extremely powerful write

  • 3 months ago

    by Brenda

    It's a powerful write. I felt your pain and defeat in each word. So well done-

  • 3 months ago

    by CJ Maleney

    Stuck for words but nominated

    Craig

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