Wednesday, 23 April 2014

POETRY WEDNESDAY: The fish that wasn't very good at swimming [original]

You are a fish with battle scar gills,
you slice your fins, desperate for pockets of air,
anything to let the oxygen in.

Thinking it will keep you afloat,
you do this on repeat,
the blood red scales dripping and holding you down like a lead weight.

Fish are supposed to be naturals at swimming,
but not everyone takes notice of their fish
until they are sideways at the top of the tank.

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