Stephanie van Oudtshoorn

Rookie (1 September 1986 / East London, South Africa)

Fall - Poem by Stephanie van Oudtshoorn

indecision is the precipice of a cliff
miscalculation the crevice below

one wrong thought or idea
will lead to a plunge down below

from the fall there is no escape
no conceivable return journey

toeing the line along the ridge
is the only chance for safety

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  • (1/6/2006 4:04:00 PM)

    I believe what you are saying here is, contemplating on making a decision, which will change your whole life. In which there is no turning back, once the journey begins. (That's how I interpret it anyway)

    Davy Crockett's Moto (When you know your right, go ahead)
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 23, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 5, 2010

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