Drowning Dancer

air bubbles escape me, floating away
sinking down slowly, my life ends today
behind my eyelids, the blackness bright
the issues of time dissolve from sight

such a short life, taken in a flash
love burn, heart lorn, one mind crash


my life i went through as a dancer.

fluid and swift, always in motion
body language showing off silent emotion
every performance another memory story
doing my moves to capture some glory
started off young but grew older with time
striving for perfection in an eternal climb
pushing the barrier, never settling down
until the day when i finally drown

a career that lasts only by support
it could be long, but it could be short
without family, friends, fans, or a lover
life isn’t worth it, there is no other
option for me than to give it all up
one last drink leaving an empty cup
goodbye to the life i previously kept
loneliness alone keeps me trapped

i cannot breathe, i cannot believe
anyone in the world would try to save me
i pushed them away, i pushed them far
past the planets and past the furthest star
i broke my own heart with my cold ways
left without them in an pathetic black haze

but warmth envelops me, pulls me out from
the depths of the cold, my body did succumb
to the fire inside, the one who stayed behind
when everyone else fled and remained so blind
to the fact that i needed them despite how i act

my beautiful guardian angel, as a matter of fact
melts my frigid heart, welcomes my broken soul
bringing me back to the world is this angel’s goal
reviving me with blaze lips, giving me the answer:

“You are finally alive, no longer a drowning dancer.”

Drowning Dancer


Lockport, United States

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