Prose and Poetry for Pain

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Blanket of Tears

Rolling in the waves

Tasting the salty, bitter drops

Today I decided to sink beneath the waves

Where I lay hushed, inside my blanket of tears


As bubbles rose

And sound distancing as I go down

My heart started to cry in synchrony

Liquid dripping out of my chest


I let the cold sing to me

Let the chill embrace my bones

Expecting the pressure to shrink

The hole I try to patch


Soon I’ll swim out

But now let me be covered

In the darkness, at the bottom of my own ocean

For today, this is my only solace

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