Life can sometimes feel like you are drowning,
you struggle and flail until finally you break through,
your mouth open and gasping for sweet air,
only to realize you have been drowning so long
you forgot how to breathe.
It sucks, sometimes a lighting strike sinkhole
and other times inexorable and deadly as time,
the constant barrage of events
sure as rain and as fun as a flood.
Maybe something happened that warranted it,
a bad decision or simply a series of unfortunate utterances,
or in some case nothing but the oppressive pressure
so overwhelming and aching that it leaves you
spent and unable to fin