Relinquishing

Relinquishing

Slipping into
the liquid darkness
so deep it could drown me
Allowing it swallow and
wash away the torment
It is where I want to be
 
Let the coldness
of the water take me
to another place
I will not be missed
Remembered, maybe
Leaving just a trace

 
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

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  11 comments for “Relinquishing

  1. August 3, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    So well written.

    • Christine Bolton
      August 3, 2019 at 5:24 pm

      Thanks Sadje 🙂

      • August 3, 2019 at 9:46 pm

        A pleasure Christine

  2. August 3, 2019 at 2:51 pm

    Leaving a trace…means hope.
    Well done.

    • Christine Bolton
      August 3, 2019 at 5:24 pm

      Yes she hopes she won’t be forgotten 🙂

  3. August 3, 2019 at 9:19 pm

    Wonderful poem–I so relate.

    • Christine Bolton
      August 3, 2019 at 9:50 pm

      Thank you Fleur! 🙂

  4. August 4, 2019 at 8:46 pm

    sometimes there are those who’s gentle touch leaves a lasting impact, like this poem and your gentle nature Christine

    • Christine Bolton
      August 4, 2019 at 9:58 pm

      Thank you so much Gina for your always kind words. ❤️

  5. Christine Bolton
    August 4, 2019 at 9:57 pm

    Thank you so much Gina for your always kind words. ❤️

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