Cloyingly clinging to a single shred of salvation
Resisting the impulse to relinquish my tenuous hold on reality
Undaunted, crude, I struggle – as a projectile – against the swirling maelstrom
Defiant, as trembling shudderings nearly
Engulf; yet hope seeps upward, inward to my soul.
Written in response to Trifecta Challenge:
CRUDE 1: existing in a natural state and unaltered by cooking or processing 2 archaic : unripe, immature 3: marked by the primitive, gross, or elemental or by uncultivated simplicity or vulgarity 4: rough or inexpert in plan or execution 5: lacking a covering, glossing, or concealing element :obvious 6: tabulated without being broken down into classes – See more at: http://www.trifectawritingchallenge.com/#sthash.VrfLAA91.dpuf