Purple's Platitudes

nothing but words …

Life Jacket

15 October 2013

Life Jacket


I’m becoming dependent,

a drowning man’s addiction

to that which keeps me afloat,

when my strength is gone.


Almost effortlessly, I

am carried along, drifting

aimlessly, and yet, never

reaching any shore.


I fear exhaustion, or worse,

resignation to my fate.

If I remove what saves me,

how long till I drown?


15 October, 2013 - Posted by | Poetry | ,

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