Swallowed

Looking over her shoulder,

she knows all that is chasing her

and that everything will catch her.

Swallowed by a swell of blinding swirls,

Photo Credit: Ayres Photography

she has already disappeared.

Her present is lost to the past.

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It’s Open Link Night, Week 133 over at d-Verse~ Poet’s Pub.  This is my submission.  Go check them out, lots of great poets!

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11 thoughts on “Swallowed

  1. “Her present is lost to the past”…amazing line.
    Great pairing of words to image. 🙂

  2. Her present is lost to her past. . . . I know that space.

  3. Gulp. You reached me in the place where I know this.

  4. Grace says:

    Sadly some of us can never let it go ~ Thanks for sharing ~

  5. Oloriel says:

    The feelings described are painfully relatable.

  6. brian miller says:

    sadly i know far too many that are consumed by their past….

  7. To be lost into the past.. an all too common reality.. the first part sounded more like a nightmare… but with those last lines it turned all too real..

  8. claudia says:

    dang – that is frightening – reminded me of a dream i often had as a kid..

  9. Gabriella says:

    You have painted a frightening sense of void and self-loss!

  10. such a soul glimpse sanpshot!

  11. Boy do I know that feeling all too well.

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