Sink, Float or Breathe

Sometimes you just loose,

Loose to your feelings,

Loose to yourself,

Loose your mind to your mind,

How deep can one sink, to keep floating?

Buoyant forces strand you, suffocate you?

But if you were to sink, sink to the bottom,

You would see what lay there,

You would see the darkness, the treasure that lies in that darkness,

But now you are there, can you live alone in that vast expansion of deep sea?

Can you remain thirsty even as you wade through the depths?

And surrounded by the sweet poison, can you bear the singe and sting on your flesh?

Will the dim wavering light beam entice you? But can you levitate out then?

Or is it wiser to stay in the shallows, breathe the mundane air,

Stare and wonder about the depths,

Imagine but never know, wish and dream but never feel the force of the waves,Β 

Never hear the sound of the soul underneath the silent deep blue sea?

Never feel the treasure with your eyes and your soul?

Never ravish the poison on your tongue?

Sometimes you just loose,

You clutch on to nothing as you fall, only surrender

Silent music of ripples mark your defeat,

You just sink, neither float nor breathe.

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6 thoughts on “Sink, Float or Breathe

  1. Sink within the soul into emotions and desires while sinking into the depths, one can wonder indeed..!

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  2. Wow,got me thinking!

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  3. I’ve read few of the latest poems you’ve shared. you already know I’m a great fan of your work Pranita. you write so deeply and thoughtfully.
    Hope you are doing great, It’s been a while πŸ™‚
    Lots of love your way,
    Zee ❀

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    • Thanks a lot Zee..:) And I am fan of your humour and wit..:)Its been a long while.. How have you been? Haven’t been able to do much blog reading, caught up..Thanks for dropping by my blog:)

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      • Awwh Thank you Pranita, I miss you and your comments here on the blogosphere! πŸ™‚

        I’m alright, was on a break from blogging, I just returned. It’s always a pleasure to visit you. Hope to see you more often! ❀

        How are you? Hope life is treating you well? πŸ™‚

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