“Float” for #tankatuesday

My wife will tell you:
I can't float.

For her, 
floating is yielding
to the strength of water.
To slow down,
inhale deeply,
held by its power.

I am on top of the water
for a moment
before my breathing quickens
My belief evaporates
And I am taken under
by water's power.

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12 thoughts on ““Float” for #tankatuesday

  1. Pingback: #TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 306, 2/7/23 – Word Craft Poetry

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