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  • Sarah Van Arsdale

April 8, 2022

Updated: Apr 11, 2022

Prompt: write about your alternate self.

She’s always first

overboard, diving joyously

into the deep, not saddled

but buoyed by the tank

on her back,

her mask, her fins.

Once in, it’s just her breath,

her belief in herself

firing her heart.

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