The Current

By Caleb James K.

Treading water
 as you go
  gently down
   the river
    and you know
     that you won’t
      return the same
     as when you left
    for the current’s
   much too fast
  and even if
 you survive
  the jungle is there
   to swallow you
    into the darkness
     where you won’t
      be able to

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