Caper's Poets

The Poor Swimmer’s Guide to Modern Swim Strokes — Howie Good

The more zeros added,
the greater the sensation of drowning.

How quickly our pockets
fill up with water.

I rest my feet on the waves,
but my head on the shore,

and silently count the seconds
between one useless cry

and the next.

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