High Tide
29 May 2005
3:39 A.M.

Sitting on the sandy shore
A dozen thoughts run through my head
The tide is rising now
The melody of the ocean's waves
The song of the sea breeze
Aids in my thought processes
The water reaches my ankles
A jolt of freezing ice
Thoughts swim around in my head
A jumble of mixed feelings
The tide is still rising
The ocean's waves and the sea breeze
The water reaches my hips
I'm used to the cold now
No longer shivering from fear or pain
My thoughts are floating, fleeting
The tide rises higher
The ocean's waves and the sea breeze…
The water reaches my chest
And my heart receives an icy jolt
Chilling pain and fear stab at me
I can scarcely breathe
Still, the tide rises… rises…
The water is over my head
My breath is gone.
My thoughts are frozen in time
I am drowning in my own fear and pain
And still I hear the melody of the ocean's waves
The song of the sea breeze