Have I confessed to you
that I am afraid of deep oceans?
To be precise, I am afraid of things lurking beneath the ocean blue.
Sturgeons to be exact.
Those ancient creatures from prehistoric past,
Slithering beneath the cold waters,
Scales shimmering aqua marine shades,
I was told the sturgeon is a sibling of the Ancient Greek monster – the Chimera and
I understand that these monsters are
only fabrications of my own imagination,
When I lie awake at night,
I imagine that my bedsheets are waves,
ocean currents to sweep me under the surface,
My subconscious lies smoldering,
anticipating my slumber,
I find myself drifting towards the shore but never reaching….