The Ocean Inside

A poem on the mind (Poetry Playground prompt #15)

Aaren Herron
Published in
2 min readApr 2, 2024


Photo by Marek Piwnicki on Unsplash

I once tried to write it
The images swirling in my mind
Ever pouring was the mental faucet
A sacrifice in the ocean of time

I swear that I tried
Sludging through the depths
Piecing together every puzzle I’d find…



Aaren Herron
Poetry Playground

Creative writer working to hone his craft, no longer at the expense of a mental state.