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Alina Dec 2020
And she lay, draped across her bed letting her own chaos engulf her till she had drowned in it all.

A.C.
Ibekwe ifeanyi c Oct 2020
He tried to breathe but couldn't
He gasped
He called for help from peers
They laughed
They called him a joker inert
He cried
If only they knew his plight
They don't
He sinking with struggle
paralyzed
He dropped to the deepest deep
Inundated
Unseen when it's time to depart
Alarmed
Maybe he've gone to another side
They bluffed
The search is over he's yet unfound
They dived
To the deep in search of him
Unfound
More crowd commenced the search
Announced
For hours they were without a lead
Confused
Then a diver saw a figure floating freely beneath the deep
He drowned
They came afloat but still he lay
He died
This is an ode to my little brother who drowned
John McCafferty Aug 2020
Feeling unkempt from shortness of breath
Brain functions less as cloud covers ahead
Given a rest when energy spent
Lungs are suppressed
No control in the chest
Closeness too dense
Muffled words left to float in the air
Stifled and drowned
Faint from the crown
Blood pressure down
Warmth idling for me not to care
Few beads of sweat, heat heavy and wet
Recovery yet but soon on the mend
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jack cariad leon Jun 2020
sinking out at sea, badly out of breath  
i'm crowning against the water's navy crest  
swarmed are clowning sirens here to laugh at me  
all swam from so far to come and watch in gladly
smiling as they see my slow, stressful wade to death  
laughing as my arms and legs do their very best

if they were kind  
if they would listen  
i'd beg them for  
the air i'm missing:

come kiss me, please,
that's all i'm asking
come kiss me, please,
my lungs are collapsing

you exhale, i'll inhale  
i'll make you a trade  
i'll help fix the oil spill  
by your ocean's bay

mother nature and her water-daughter entrapping me  
and things are getting dark as i drift down in the deep  
seasick from the water that never ceases to seep  
while everything that makes me, me begins to leave  
there goes my compassion, and there my memory  
there goes my god, and everything i've believed

i couldn't tell you the names of my friends anymore  
i can't remember the colour of my bedrooms door  
i think in the arms of the ocean my memory sailed away  
there's nothing i can remember, not even from today  
i don't know if this is suicide or what i would do that for  
i don't know anything except for that i want no more

sweet sirens, if you're still near me  
i know you could hear me,  
i need you, please, I am so weary

come kiss me, please,
that's all i'm asking
come kiss me, please,
my lungs are collapsing

exhale into my mouth  
i want to live now and  
i want to come out,  
i'm washed free of doubt

seafoam sweeps along, i’m swallowed in the sea
faring my final moments, my body failing me
next up is a trial deciding will i be punished or go free
the jury knows what i’ve done, it’s like nothing they’ve ever seen
but i’m only dreg, a shadow of the person i used to be
so is justice just that when all that i was has unravelled away from me?
Anya Jan 2020
And who
are you
to wonder why
The seas and suns
may never die
And who
are you
to ask and beg
To want and pry
upon one leg
And who
are you
to love the sick
The weak and meek
who all die quick
And who
are you
to see the world
The bane you cried
and rock you hurled
And who
are you
to mend what broke
With hands of bone
and grey torn cloak
And who
are you
to take my life
My love, my praise,
my distanced strife
And who
are you
to heed cold breath
To leave your form
with name of Death
You
are soon
to greet me there
Beneath the walk
of Davy’s lair
Mystic Ink Plus Dec 2019
No one can save

The one
Drowned
Within
The thoughts
Genre: Micro Verse
Theme: Thinking Mind
Author's Note: Save me from myself
Sophia Nov 2019
Violets are blue,
Like the water I fell in
Now it's getting hard to breathe
Where I dwell
So be my gamer girl
And i'll be your gamer boy.
Sophia Oct 2019
What did we do
To deserve this punishment?
We children of the ******

A fate worse than death
Cheated our last breath
We children of the ******

Pain so surreal
Her body will feel
That child that is now dead
The man who killed
Will certainly fulfill
A fate worse than death

An innocent toy
For such a young boy
That child that is now dead
With lungs filled with water
The boy did not falter
A fate worse than death

What did we do
To deserve this punishment?
We children of the ******

A fate worse than death
Cheated our last breath
We children of the ******
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