Death Defying

Reece Beckett
Oct 22, 2021 · 1 min read

A poem on purgatory.

Image by Jeremy Bishop, via Unsplash.

I swim around my drowning room

Unenthused and bathed in blue.

Hotline calls and

Prescription requests. Why do I

Insist on failing these

tests?

Never doing my best, am I trying?