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Ladder to the Moon

November 1, 2013
By Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

I've made a ladder
With rungs of diamond and steel, I am

But they're bent

I was carrying the weight of the world
On my shoulders
And I was too heavy to

But I'll reach the moon

Where there's no gravity to
Weigh me down
And my burdens become as light as
A feather

But five thousand pounds of feathers?

It's all the same,
I wish I had kept my feet on
The ground

But no, I was wishing on stars.

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