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Oxygen Rushes in to Me

Oxygen Rushes In To Me Written By Brett Somers 12-19-16 The audible plunge, On a Somers night. Cleansing site. My hands free of this fight. I leaned back to throw. In my hand a small window. Moon kissed a glow. Eyes fixed beyond what I did know. Wind whipped my ear, Reminding me of things I didn’t want to hear. She’d stretched my heart, And then let it go. Like a rubber band, She’d let me go. My skin bare, Standing on shores edge. In my underwear. I don’t care. Up to my waste, A tear I could taste, I threw my ring. To break free of the hurting, To break free of the hurting. Above mountain’s silhouette it flew. Above, with haste it knew. Times arch has come to an end. Now, below, brackish waters bend. To consume this thing, To the end, To the end. Fell back into a salty sleep. My new life. And deep my breath withheld. My body aching to be free. Emerged above water’s edge, Oxygen rushes into me, Oxygen rushes into me.

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Date: 8/13/2018 3:36:00 AM
Wow, Brett. I am in awe. Glad to have stumbled upon your page! Some memorable lines here... I really like the emotion, the passion evoked in your lines. I could feel it particularly with the repeating lines. I also really like "Fell back into a salty sleep." I really liked the stanza with the ring and it being consumed by the sea.....and of course the resolve in the end... much needed resolve...and life continues...adding to my favs... Always, Laura
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Date: 8/14/2018 8:22:00 PM
Thank you Laura. The “Felt back into a salty sleep” line was a sense of closure and renewal for me. I’m glad you liked it!