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45 feet

June 27, 2013
By paigeswifka GOLD, Goose Creek, South Carolina
paigeswifka GOLD, Goose Creek, South Carolina
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i once heard an
expression that went
something like "breaking
every bone in your body
is equivalent to falling in
a wrought iron
fence and 45 feet
stand between me and
the rough concrete.
45 feet stand between me
and crashing.
45 feet stand between
me and breaking
every bone in my body.
a bottle of vodka is
clutched in my right hand,
the lip of the bottle
balancing on mine
and my left hand on the
fence trying to balance me.
a balancing act
consisting of
testing my theory
and still being able
to communicate the

they also say
that if you drink
enough vodka,
it tastes like

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on Mar. 13 2014 at 12:44 pm
KarmaBites GOLD, Columbia Heights, Minnesota
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Wow! How unique! I love it! <3

on Jul. 12 2013 at 6:30 am
TanviKusum DIAMOND, Gurgaon, Other
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This is absolutely beautiful. Its one of the 'Perks of Being a Wallflower' stuff which you don't want to miss reading.