I’ve always feared drowning

but for me the greatest nightmare
has always been drowning
in shallow water –

knowing I could have stood up

11 thoughts on “Drowning

  1. Yes.
    So difficult to stand up at times, though, when you feel really low and sort of WANT to drown… or think the world will be better off if you drown.
    Speaks to old memories and new experiences at the moment…

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    1. It’s why I stay vigilant about guarding my scars, protecting and enforcing my boundaries- even stretching them if I know in my spirit it’s the right thing to do.


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