Keep me afloat


Keep me afloat

 

When rivers of sorrow run underground

Drenched with gloom I weep… keep me afloat

 

When gales of pain throw me around

With a broken-heart I mumble… keep me afloat

 

When waves of danger shake my ground

Frail, clutching the rail I whisper… keep me afloat

 

When storms of fury rage in my mind

On the rim of lunacy I gasp for sanity… keep me afloat

 

When clouds of fear smother my life

Disperse them… embrace me… keep me afloat

 

When fumes of doubts choke my insight

Blow it all away… clear out my thoughts… keep me afloat

 

When jaws of despair are open wide

Grab hold of my hand… don’t let me slip… keep me afloat

 

When floods of injustice cause me to drown

Pull me out… give me the kiss of life… keep me a float

 

When stabs of humiliation cut deep into my heart

Wrap well my injury… ease my pain… keep me afloat

 

When claws of adversity scratch my humanity

Come to my rescue… caress my wounds … keep me afloat

 

When boats of hope leave me behind

Draw out my wings… give me a push… keep me afloat

 

07-10-2006

© Copyright 2006 Nahida Izzat  -PoetryforPalestine – All Rights Reserved

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