It comes in waves like
the river lapping at her ankles,
urging her, convincing her to
grab a rock from the bottom
to skip across the top.
Just swim down, it says.
Just drown yourself, it doesn’t hurt.
It feels like a summer kiss in a motel room.
It feels like heaven.
Ivan Seinders is currently pursuing a degree in journalism at university.
Through writing, he hopes to evoke deep feelings and intricate ideas
through the use of a simple, blunt style.