Weight of Water

from Among Thieves by Jared Grabb Among Thieves

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The evening finds me dancing with my daughter by my side.
After a day spent at Al Fresco, we turn and turn in time.
But, the fog creeps over the river, as the band resumes their play.
I hear a man call, “I can reach the willows!” as the bottom begins to scrape.
And, as the dark falls over me, and we plunge into the deep,
I push the floor off from my feet and push toward the window.

It gives ‘way. The bow breaks.
The walls collapse beneath the weight of the water.
Glass rains from shattered panes.
Reaching down a shadow hangs, reaching farther and farther.

I see McIntyre hanging from the beams. Three cling to him and three more cling to me.
The hall is filled with prayers and screams, until they cease and that’s a much more frightening thing.

It gives ‘way. The bow breaks.
The walls collapse beneath the weight of the water.
Glass rains from shattered panes.
Reaching down a shadow hangs, reaching farther and farther.
“Please take my baby ‘way!”
Please don’t let this crowded grave silence my daughter.
The 88. The 88.
The 88 that fate will slay, while I lie choking on the water of the banks.

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from Among Thieves, released June 5, 2020

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