Drowning

Staying one day too long,
I find myself drowning in his love.
Suffocating in silence that is
deafening to me,
surrounding me
with the heavy feel of oil drenched
oceans upon oceans of weights
holding me down
to the bottom
of this swamp called love.
My pores fill with captivity,
breathing my last breath,
reaching for the stars in hopes of escape
as I grow beyond him.
I feel the damning
of what is right and wrong,
what is against the will of those
who would not understand.
Instead, I stay
and drown further into his love.
Suffocating in silence that is
deafening to me,
surrounding me
with the heavy feel of oil drenched
oceans upon oceans…

I float in circles,
going nowhere.

December 28, 2010
(picture prompt of a girl being held down in the water)