Take deep breaths.

Hit water.

Open your eyes.

Cold feet.

Cold hands.

Cold heart.

Look around, so deep

so silent,

indigo depths and the only one there

is you.

Trust the sweet water to take you.

Chest tight, limbs heavy,

then

remember light.

 Remember who you are,

push downward against the sea

with your strong arms.

Your strong arms.

Kick, feet, kick, struggle upwards

towards the dancing patterns that signify

life.

Air.

Home.

Soclosesoclosesoclose...

Bubbles stream away from your mouth

like pearls from a snapped string,

And you're there.

Take deep breaths.

Blink away the salt.

Laugh.

Breath again.

Turn,

and swim for shore.

The End

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