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Breathe

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Breathe

Suffocated, strangled, I struggle.
Drowning a hundred feet under sea,
Wrapped in an abyss of darkness
I hope to breathe.

Drowning a hundred feet under sea,
The swim toward the surface never seem to end,
I hope to breathe,
Gasping for air I desperately miss.

The swim toward the surface never seem to end
I could see the sky, almost feel its warmth,
Gasping for air I desperately miss,
I stretch out my hand as far as I can.

I could see the sky, almost feel its warmth,
Wrapped in an abyss of darkness,
I stretch out my hand as far as I can,
Suffocated,strangled, I struggle.

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  1. Date: 12/24/2011 3:29:00 PM
    I've enjoyed your Pantoum, Genevieve..very well written with wonderful imagery. Merry Christmas to you! Soup mail! Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 12/24/2011 1:49:00 PM
    You have done a wonderful job with this difficult form. Enjoyed! Merry Christmas! hugs, Catie :)