Submitted by Anni D
“Falling feels like flying until the moment that you land.”
Compose a poem that uses this quote as the central theme.
Some say flying feels like flying
That is… until you land
Splat Splat Splatter Splat.
The moment you jump
You feel like you can do anything
Until the moment you approach.
Then dread sinks in
Is it worth it?
Splat splat Splatter Splat
!—you go splattter splat
Was it worth it?...
My whole life,
I have always been running.
Straight to whatever life gives me.
Always running, running, running,
I run towards tomorrow,
Just to get there.
I’m not sure why, exactly.
It’s something to do?
It lets me escape whenever I find myself somewhere I don’t like.
That comes with a bad habit of leaving people behind.
To all those people… I’m sorry...
Falling feels like flying until the moment you land because as soon as you touch the ground you are not flying but lying on the ground. Either dead or injured from the flight.
The brief moment that you feel like everything is off your shoulders and you feel light and not burdened by the hurt, it is taken away by the landing; the realizations.
As fast as the birds appear next to me in t...
Falling feels like flying till the moment you land.
A child letting go of their mothers hand.
Love at first sight
The the star shining at midnight.
Only you and me.
Never giving up, never giving in.
Till we jumped off that cliff.
That moment of flying until we reach the end.
The end of love
The end of forgiving
The end of forgetting
The end of us
Her words repeat in my head, the same thing she said to me this morning playing on loop.
“Dont do anything irrational. Life isnt like one of your games, you wont just come back after you make a mistake as though nothing happened.”
I can picture her face, if she was here with me, stood behind me, watching me. If she could see me right now the look on her face would be a priceless painting of abso...
High up in the sky,
Feels like I’m soaring
I wanted to to fly
But ended up flooring.
Falling feels like flying until
the moment you land.
If you land on your feet, then
You know where you stand.
If you land on your butt,
You’re just down on your luck.
You can always get up
And try, try again!
As above, so below.
In this life,
There’s highs and lows.
Past mistakes, we must let go
For it’s the o...
Falling feels like flying until the moment you land.
Your adrenaline soars through your veins,
wind gliding past your body.
Just a few moments
and its peaceful,
Until the last few hundred feet
and you have no way of rescue.
Then your heart is in your throat
and the pounding in your chest begins.
Thankfully the impact will be quick
maybe after will feel like the free fall....
If you dont date for marriage your dating to break up
If your dating just to date then your just hooking up
I’m dating for the feel of your hand in mine
I’m daring to love for this moment time
I’m dating for the support I need when I’m going through something hard
I’m dating to know that I have someone to loves me, even when ...
falling feels like flying
until the moment that you land
living feels like dying
until someone takes your hand
a silly little crush feels like you’re in love
until you get hurt
then, a silly little crush feels like the end
like you’ll get hurt again
like it just won’t work
like you’re not enough
like you don’t even know each other that well
it’s only a crush
you only like him a tiny bit
just a ti...
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