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Ex Unguibus

December 2, 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

A cliff is where
I stand
Leaning slightly forward into
The dusk,
Hand outstretched and eyes open wide
A necklace clutched,
A remake of the Titanic etched permanently
Into this moment,
Of a cross
And I know if I loosen my fingers it will
Into the abyss
So I
Hold on tightly,
Ex unguibus.

The author's comments:
Ex unguibus: by my fingernails.

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