Annalise

So sad..yet it brings a smile

Richard M. Ankers - Author

You took too much from me

My heart it would not bleed

The essence of the man I was

Adrift in viscous seas

You tore the truth in slices

And peeled away the dreams

A solitary devotion

Collapsed me to my knees

Drowning in slow motion

Drowning in degrees

Drowning though I know its wrong

Drowning sets me free

You laughed as I trod water

Your foot atop of me

And though I begged and shouted

Refused to meet my needs

Until I slipped from underneath

To swim amongst the reeds

And saw you watching with a smile

My wicked Annalise

Drowning in slow motion

Drowning in degrees

Drowning though I know its wrong

Drowning sets me free

The water grew distorted

It bent the rays of thee

A cruel turquoise encounter

Beneath salinity

And there in newfound freedoms

I gulped Pacific breeze

As lungs did fill forever

Set free…

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