• Vol. 06
  • Chapter 10
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Inner Struggle

Head above water,
Fighting against the tide.
Never good enough.

Keep pushing onwards,
No time to stop swimming.
Barely getting by.

(You) Can’t see the struggle,
Beneath the surface calm.
My eyes betray.

Passing clouds allude
To a happy distant future.
Wistfully unattainable.

Perhaps life can feel,
Unlike ceaselessly treading water.
Finding calm within.