sink or swim

cynthia’s not waiting
for a miracle no more
she’s taken it
upon herself
to be the change emergency-exit-696656_960_720
they’re waiting for
she’s boning up
on how to do
and what to say
and when
and why not leave
and take the kids
and bring this
to an end
cynthia’s
new action plan
is risky,
sink or swim,
but she was
slowly drowning
without ever jumping in
…..

 

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© 2016 kStan(ly) Lanning
picture by riedelmeier, courtesy pixabay.com
created for the Daily prompt – waiting

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