“The Ocean” Fiction. Based on a True Morning Walk.

“The ocean is before her, crashing against the rocky shore. It churns and writhes, blue and gray mixing with white froth. Unending, unchanging.”

By K.E.A

“The Ocean”

Fiction. Based on a True Morning Walk.

by Gracie

This journal entry is inspired by true events. Some of the characters, names, businesses, incidents, and certain locations and events have been fictionalized for dramatic purposes. Any similarity to the name, character or history of any person is entirely coincidental and unintentional.

Trigger Warning: our program often motivates people to discuss their trauma. If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed, please, take a step back to address emotional flashbacks and trauma before continuing to push yourself. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 or the National Suicide Hotline at (1-800) 273-8255.


Look at it. 

The perfect paradox.




It reflects 



Are you the

color of the sky?

The color of

the sand?


The color of 



What will you reflect

from me?


The darkness 

I ooze.

The broken skin 

I carry.

The soreness

I exude.


Will you 

take me 

into the depth,

where no man

is allowed?


You can take me. 


take me.


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