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Touching the Sky

For Real Poetic's Mini Challenge

By Cezanne LibellenPublished 10 months ago 1 min read
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Touching the Sky
Photo by Taylor Van Riper on Unsplash

My fingers brush the sky

I seem to fly

But I can't hold onto the azure expanse

Thus begins my last dance.

...

I tipped over, off the peak

All my prospects seem bleak

Through the chilly air

Mercilessly, I tear.

...

Clouds bid me farewell

As I fell

Now I can't see them

Because I'm condemned.

...

I didn't see it coming

The strangers saw me falling

Through an act of frenzied caring

Caught me, on a whim so daring.

...

Dazed, I stumble away

To find some place to lay

My weary head, and vow never

To hike again, ever.

...

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Cezanne Libellen

I am an ailurophile, xocolatophile, linguaphile, lexophile, and a bibliophile. Writing is my passion. I am currently working on a novel. Subscribe and share my stories if you want to see more of my work!

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  • Poppy 10 months ago

    Awesome poem!

  • Cathy holmes10 months ago

    Very nicely done.

  • Novel Allen10 months ago

    I hiked a lot back in the day. Thankfully I never fell. Glad you got caught to see some more bright days.

  • Jordan Sky Daniels10 months ago

    Oh man I love hiking. I was mad at my love of it after this poem.

  • I would never ever go hiking, lol! Awesome poem!

  • Mesh Toraskar10 months ago

    This is wonderful, especially love the ending haha

  • Jazzy 10 months ago

    This was great!!!!! ❤️

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