when we get there, i will tell you.
when we get there, i will let you know
i see you splashing and
victorious with every breath,
treading water and
waiting for the sun to come.
saline and salt water fold together,
reminding you how easy it would be
one breath, then another
and your head screams
but your heart begs
and in an instant, your limbs are in motion
the strokes long and
when we get there, i will tell you
safe and dry, surrounded and