Come, succumb to the mighty river
Stare into its rushing waters
As your senses wear away
Closer now, step closer
To these mighty falls
Your true self
The Secret Keeper’s Weekly Word prompt #23 provides the words stare, river, hold, true and wear. My response is a nonet.
Nonet ~ a poem of nine lines and a syllable pattern of 9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1, with rhyme optional
Image: The American Falls at Niagara Falls, New York
Thousands of people have attempted suicide at Niagara Falls, with just a handful of survivors.