A Poem a Day

During the year 2015 I have chosen to take on a challenge to write a poem everyday. I will try to put them all here everyday. Enjoy!

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295. October 22nd

Wavy black hair matted with sea-weed,

The salty water swims into his lungs.

Fighting for breath; shaken by throes of coughing,

The pressure of water squeezes out all air.

 

Tossed against the rocks like a pebble,

Cracking his skull as if it were a shell.

His oxygen-starved blood stains the water,

A corpse beaten by this ocean.

 

Through his mouth is closed and heart still,

His eyes remain open in terror.

Searching still for a saving miracle,

Yet he is beyond the help of this earth.

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