Posted by: boromax | October 7, 2021

Restless Sea

it’s big

and deep

impossibly big

unimaginably deep

this ocean

in which I find myself

treading water

all alone

hoping against hope

to be discovered



before I succumb to hypothermia

or get eaten by sharks

or die of starvation

or simply drown

lost and alone




in a tumultuous sea

that swallows me

and will not spit me out


  1. Too deep

  2. there’s a lot going on in this one, Ed; I suspect the water is metaphorical —

    • Indeed, John. It is the sometimes overwhelming crush of life’s circumstances that will seem too much to bear from time to time.

      • we’ve all been there, Ed; it will pass: soldier on,keep writing 🙂

  3. Thanks, John. I know. Just… in all my years the duration and intensity has not been like this. But, yes! I like that – “soldier on.” Nothing for it but to do so. The feather-laden ice cream helps. 🙂

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