Calling My Name

Water was rising
Along with it-fear
Threatening to take
Control of the day
As it covered first
Feet, then ankles,
And knees before
Briefly pausing
At the waist-
Desperate to find
A way out of the deep
Before suffocation
Reached the chest,
I closed my eyes-
Letting go of fear
Hope began to flow
Along with it-trust
Pushing and pulling
Through the currents
Inch by inch until
My feet stood
Once again
On the shore
Greeted by the love
That never stopped
Calling my name

4 thoughts on “Calling My Name

  1. I hear a path from anxiety to love in your words.
    Reflecting back these that spoke most to my heart,
    “Once again
    On the shore
    Greeted by the love
    That never stopped
    Calling my name”
    Sending you love.
    Ali

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