Mermaid Out Of Water

By Salty Ships

I choke on the dust rays that filter though the blinds
and my heart is an obscene hammer
and the desert fills my lungs
and why is the Earth so still beneath my suffocating panic
and he curls an arm around my ribs
and I survive the night.

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Copyright 2015 Salty Ships
Published on Monday, April 13, 2015.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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