James Grengs

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Falling Up - Poem by James Grengs

I stood, for an instant, at the edge of the world,
And leapt- into nothing, but vacuum.
When I leapt, I expected in my foolish mind
That I would fall for miles, until I came to the end,
And so died.
Not so! When I leapt off the world, I found
Myself falling, or it felt so, but falling up!
I could feel the same, usual adrenaline rush,
But I could also feel a greater thing! With every second
I could feel an immeasurable joy growing in my heart.
I knew, in that instant, what it is to be in love-
Falling, yes, but up.

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  • (10/22/2004 9:25:00 AM)


    this may be the worst poem i have ever written in my life. let me know what you think about it.

    ~Ja/\/\e$
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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 22, 2004

Poem Edited: Tuesday, August 28, 2007


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