Beneath #Poetry

Digging my toes in

I let the ocean tug at me

& then I began walking

towards the horizon,

the water swirling,

& effortlessly dancing

& my mind silently reciting

Psalm twenty three

let 

my 

knees

go 

weak

as the salted tide 

pulsed all around me

I closed my eyes

in the quiet here 

just beneath 

and in between

all those 

broken memories

feeling the salt sting

and tears becoming 

part of all that was 

flowing around me

and prayed for peace.

– GL 2017

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About Gretchen Leary

I am 30 years old, I live in the Boston area, and I am writing from the perspective of an individual with Asperger's Syndrome.
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