The Rise of Hope

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    The Rise of Hope

    The prospect of falling is a big fear for many people.

    It climbs into their nightmares or

    Can have an adverse effect on their lives.

    But when I think of falling for you,

    It’s deliciously exhilarating.

    I feel so free.

    And I think I almost don’t care whether

    I fall flat on my face or

    End up learning the miracle of flying.

    I am incapable of giving only part of myself

    To this adventure.

    I don’t particularly want to fall

    But it’s not so terrifying as people think.

    I’d simply have to pick myself up

    And try to fly again.

    I believe it is possible.

    And I kind of hope it’s with you.

     

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    HarverTomsson commented on The Rise of Hope

    01-15-2010

    I haven't met you, and yet, I already like you. You do not write with one affected syllable. Kudos.

    simoneaugustus

    01/15/2010

    Thank you so much! Between your poetry and your critiques, I can tell I already like you, too! Looking forward to reading more of your work and sharing it with my friends!

    Gzisfuturebaby commented on The Rise of Hope

    10-14-2009

    Simply amazing,not a word wasted."Incapable of giving only part of myself".

    infiniti commented on The Rise of Hope

    10-13-2009

    I enjoyed reading this poem because it a pick me up kind of poem that we all need every now and then. I have a poem that may come close entitled " A Ray Of Light". I hope u ck it out, Ur friend in poetry, Infiniti

    alexm0193 commented on The Rise of Hope

    10-12-2009

    i love your word choice. great idea in using flying and falling as metaphors for love and rejecting.

    To have great poets there must be great audiences too.

    Walt Whitman, American Poet (1819-1892)

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