Futile

Moving

in slow motion

The exertion

to shake off the

lethargy

exhausting

Quagmire

devours

The air

thick

Each breath

a challenge

Gasping for relief

Chest heaves with

weight

Lost

in the dark

Limbs with no substance

I tumble

trying to find purchase

Stagnant determination

Floundering in place

An endless loop

Futile effort

Copyright © 2018 Penny Wilson

About Penny Wilson Writes

I am a freelance writer that writes in several genres. I've had a successful blog with a growing and loyal following for more than 5 years. I've written articles for Counseling Directory .org, Introvert Dear .com, and WOW Women on Writing. My poetry has been published on Ariel Chart, a monthly online Journal and Spill Words Press. I'm currently working on my first novel. You can find more of my writings on my blog at: https://pennywilsonwrites.com/ and follow me on Twitter @pennywilson123.
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