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Change of Mind

January 24, 2009
By PK4evr ELITE, Allen, Texas
PK4evr ELITE, Allen, Texas
105 articles 5 photos 107 comments

Favorite Quote:
When life gives you lemons, make grape juice, then watch everyone wonder how you did it!

I stand on the cliff
when you leave me
I stare at the rift
a never ending chasm
I close my eyes
smile one last time
I push my weight forward
I let myself fall
there's nothing like
the feeling
of nothing between
you and the ground
nor quite
anything as frightening
if you just
turn it around.
I grab the edge
of the cliff
Do I really want this?
There's gotta be more
to life than what I know
I don't really
want to die
I just really
want to fly
far, far away
from all my pain
I'm given an offer
and then refused it
Is it too late now?
Should I have used it?
with all my strength
I press down
lift myself up
fall on solid ground
I lay

The author's comments:
This goes with "She Sabotaged my Suicide Attempt" and the poem "To Ezra, from Liddyuh."

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This article has 2 comments.

on Jun. 4 2009 at 11:43 pm
SilverDawn GOLD, Burnaby, Other
10 articles 0 photos 297 comments
I love the rhythm here and the words just seem to flow. it rhymes at the perfect moments and it's just beautiful how you can write about something with a meaning so dark but the poem itself isn't dark and dreary. nice! (:

on Apr. 2 2009 at 10:30 pm
SmileyRiley PLATINUM, Tremont, Illinois
30 articles 0 photos 37 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You can be a victor without having victims and you can stand tall without standing on someone"

this is really good! the words aren't complicated but the meaning is. thats so hard to do and youve done an amazing job! btw thanks for the comment on my peom sunshine and rain!