Out of Water

OUT OF WATER

I can’t breathe

blinking
I try to make my eyes adjust

nothing works
nothing is familiar

has my world changed?
or have I?

I am a fish
out of water

I can’t breathe

2011-10-13
P. Wanken

Written for Theme Thursday’s prompt: fish.

8 comments

  1. I think this can also describe how one feels when one is lost, especially if one is lost in a country that speaks a different language. It also describes a fish caught and pulled out of water. I have never looked at it from the fishes point of view.

    Great poem.

    Thanks for joining in on Theme Thursday.

    God bless.

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