Shipwrecked 

​I swim back and forth in his eyes

Hoping I’ll be the mermaid he sees

I throw my voice across his way, 

Hoping I’ll be the sirens he listens for

I push the waves against his shore

Maybe one day, I’ll wash up on his sand.

And just maybe, he will finally see me then. 

-Tiffany Teoh 

 

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