Sunday, March 3, 2013

Drowning...

MagPie 158 (Photo prompt courtesy Tess Kincaid)


Heavy aching heart
Life ebbing too soon
Chest exploding with the effort not to breath
Lungs expanded with their final air

No way out!

Acceptance dawns,  the body responds
Bubbles rise; the end is near
A liquid breath and you are here...

Original copyrighted material of C Hummel Kornell



14 comments:

  1. powerful words- I really like the last line.

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    1. Thanks, Kathe, I have always had a fear of drowning and this prompt reminded me of that fear.

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  2. I wonder if the person is saved or sees someone on the other side.

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  3. Intriguing and rather moving...

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  4. Chilling description...nice to see you back at Magpie C...

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    1. Tess, I miss you all when I'm absent but I was productive while away. Submitted a novel to HQN!

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  5. Giving up to liquid breath. How scary....

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    1. One of my greatest fears, drowning. Perhaps due to the fact that I have asthma?

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  6. So vivid, I'm afraid to breathe, too!

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