This poem reflects the conversation between the voices in our head. In this particular poem, the conversation is between two voices: one that has given up and one who resists. The voices alternate between the lines. It might be interesting to read what each voice says individually.


i can feel the water rise up-

Turn off the tap

it’s rushing into my ears now-

Stop crying

it’s just me and the water now-

Get up

it’s so peaceful down here-

It hurts

i can’t hear anything-

It’s loud

i can’t breathe-

Get up

i can’t –


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