Treasure Island

RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Falling Away From Dreams


Washing ashore, with seashells tumbling over one
another, scraping against my ankles as I wade deeper
into ocean depths.
Salted water curling around my being as I go deeper
and deeper, waves crashing over my head and washing
me even further from shore.
Cresting with every wave, I fall away from dreams of
life until a future tomorrow.

Submitted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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