top of page

Bath water baptism

I am in the mood to submerge myself in bath water.

to slip my sorry sodden head under
and feel the current pull me further.


Down The Plug Hole.


I am in the mood to watch my breath rise;
to watch bubbles of discarded air tangle in my hair

and count the seconds it takes...


for the foam to disappear.


I am in the mood to warm my bones,

to feel as my blood slowly turn to tears

and allow my heart to slosh


to leak rather than to bleed.


I am in the mood to remain hidden by the bubble current to let my eyes itch, my body twitch
and to leave this world clean


no sign of me but a stream.


Photo by Curologyon Unsplash

bottom of page