Blue

Blue
Photo Credit: Andrzej Kryszpiniuk @kryszpin Title: bird's-eye view of sea waves

He was perfect for me.
Almost.
His eyes were like
Blue swirls of the ocean,
So deep and enticing,
But capable of making me drown.
The journey to sea
Was lovely;
My emotions so deep
Yet untouchable
Like the water’s depth.
Sometimes I still wish
To swim with him
And feel our heartbeats together,
Pulsing like the tide’s waves.
But it’s a rush too intoxicating;
I know it would sting
In the end
And the salty drops
Would pour from my eyes.
So our time together
Is but a keepsake,
Like a perfect seashell –
Unique and breathtaking,
But sharp and ready to cut me
If I step in the wrong place again.

Madison Welsted
Madison will be a young graduate at 17, but she is looking forward to finishing her senior year of high school. In the future, she plans to earn her master's degree in a major related to psychology, as she aspires to become a one-on-one counselor. She works at Subway and babysits to help save money. In her free time, she likes to read, write, and talk to people, so journalism is a topic of interest to her for sure.

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