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Poetry on Odyssey: Water

A poem about the struggles of dealing with hate that is all around us.

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Poetry on Odyssey: Water

It's all around us,

engulfing us in a tight hold.


Some are afraid,

others cheer "hooray!"


However, I have seen its tide,

have felt its crush as I'm taken down.


I struggle to break free,

like all the times before.

But, this time I'm bobbing up and down like some ore.


"Someone,

anyone,

can you help me," I plea.


I'm shaken, torn and drug out to sea.

I'm all alone, cold and crying.


No one else knows what I know,

for all of them this is all for show.


I assure you that it's not as I struggle to fight.

I might be tiny, but this isn't right.


It's all around me,

engulfing me like a wave to the shore.

But, I will hold on and fight off more.


For I am myself,

and you are you.

Now, say goodbye before I'm through.

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