LAUREN EVERHART-DECKARD: At the Bottom of the Lake

She rests a heavy rock on her stomach and sinks into the sand.

Through the shimmery layer between lake and sky, the blue expanse above looks beautiful enough to plant a seed of doubt.

Her lungs spark and burn.

She shoves the weight off, slowly floating up to the clouds.


Lauren is an aspiring author studying Creative Writing at Emerson College.

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