I feel myself sinking into ravenous quicksand

As I frantically cling to your reaching hand

The soft shifting surface slowly swallows me

And my cracking voice cries for help desperately

It grasps at my ankles, dragging me down deep

To pull me back into an infinite sleep,

Gasping for breath, lungs clutching at air,

But I cannot escape from engulfing despair,

You can only watch on as I’m wrenched from your grip,

Into the blackness I soundlessly slip,

Ignobly suffocated by grime and by grit,

Forever entombed in this bottomless pit.

Emma H, age 26, 05/04/2017

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s