ArchiveJuly 2018

Deep End


When pain comes in waves, we teach ourselves to swim. Never submerged in water, we practice holding our breath ‘til the room empties of fellow swimmers whose ripples turn to tsunamis when they touch our current. We freestyle when we should backstroke. We dive headfirst stubborn of the shallow ends. Some shores seem so inviting. The current calm and clean; waves stretch open like a jaw and crash...