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Because I Never Jump First

A little less than
half the spotlight
on the side of my face
as I stand in the limelight
next to you

And I know I should be smiling
as the crowd stands on its toes
to get a good look
at what might be
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Sunday, August 16, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: jealousy
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COMMENTS
Abdulrazak Aralimatti 16 August 2015
Truly, True love sacrifices to win its love It has the attribute of sacrifice Loved reading and commenting
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Edward Kofi Louis 16 August 2015
It's never a perfect landing! Because of the ways of life around you. Nice work.
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Maya Hanson 16 August 2015
There's actually a little bit of literality in that line... I'm a gymnast and have faced doubt because I'm considered too tall sometimes, especially for tumbling. It takes me longer to land new skills because of my height.
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Maya Hanson 16 August 2015
Thank you for your read and comment! I appreciate it!
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