Drowning

Head underwater

The weight of all the tasks pushing me down

Can’t catch my breath

No break in sight

Trying to reach the surface

Drowning

Published by booksonthebackporch

I am a wife, mom to two girls, a reading specialist, and avid reader and writer! I am excited to share my experiences through the different books of my life!

15 thoughts on “Drowning

  1. Your poetry paints such a powerful picture of how so many teachers feel. Thank you for sharing your writing with the world.

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  2. Thank you for sharing! Every teacher I’ve come across this week has talked about The Wall we’ve hit and can’t seem to get past! Hang in there.. I hear it gets better!

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  3. Despite going under, you found a way to write this perfect poem describing how so many others feel. Breathe in whatever you can do right now and breathe out all the rest. Just breathe!

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  4. I like how the word was at the bottom — appropriate for a poem like this. I love seeing poetry that reflects what is happening. Hopefully the waters will calm soon so you can float.

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