Round and round and….

Keep chasing your tail.
Never-ending circles, an
unceasing journey.

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Shallow

You can’t see
To make it better.
New you,
Old news
Twice as hard
And deadened eyes.
Resolve,
Dissolve,
Sugar in water,
Sickly sweet.

Headlines scream
The truth.
You hide in shallows,
Smiling saccharin.

Surface

Awkward formed
You were.
Moon head and
Swimming eyes.
Hard to catch in
Spit, drool, dribble,
Squat arms drowning
At your pink sides.
Frog legs kicking,
All the strength
Of a merman
Trying so hard.
Blew bubbles,
Oily air reflecting light,
But you never
Broke the surface.

Awkward formed,
Fleeting,
A figment of
Their imagination.