Frozen Sea inside Me

Denise gives me a ponderable quote. “A book should be an ax to chop open the frozen sea inside us”

I go ahead and  choose a book that seems relevant. I’m engulfed by dizziness, just when I’m on the verge of a breakthrough, landing in a whirlpool.

My feet are shackled by guilt, as I struggle to break free. 

Why did I not act so far … Where will I land if I go ahead with this …What does the bottom of the ocean feel like?

I woke up with a cold sweat, happy that it was all a nightmare.


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