i don't want to fall

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have you ever slipped,

on a step,

in the dark,

and you stomach drops,

and you can feel,

feel yourself falling

f

a

l

l

i

n

g

and you grab,

grab for a hold,

a hand

the wall

just to keep on

to stop

the drop

you know is coming

 

i don't want to fall.

 

walls of words

catch you

and mold you

and hold you

 

when you slip

back

into the dark

f a l l i ng

deepdarkfearfall

 

into to the

deepdark hurtspace

you know is there

inside

always.

 

i don't want to fall.

 

and instead you

make yourself a rope

out of words

and feelings

peninkpaper rope

and you throw it,

hoping...

hope

writ

 

 

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