The Fall of Icarus

I am an Icarus.

I flew too high

I wanted too much

The sun punished me

For my sins

My wings melted

And the sea reached up

With gnashing teeth


As rolling waves

Its hungry tongue

Pretending to be

Swirling currents

The sea swallowed me


Like a stared, cavernous


I now lie in the

Belly of the beast.

Amongst the floatsam

And the forgotten

Remember me.

-Parth Lakhani

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