from the bottom of my empty heart

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Icy Path

I walk on thin ice. As I
step, cracks resound all
around me, and my feet
fall through the sheet of
frozen water. I scream
and shout, but no one
comes to save me. I am
drowning, flailing. Still
nobody comes. My head
goes under, and I open
my mouth to yell for help.
Water gushes in, but now
I can't close my mouth
again. I swallow the salty,
freezing water and keep
falling down, down, down.
Until I am no longer
breathing and my body
is at peace with everything
around me. I am free.
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