Flying is Like Falling

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

what makes flying flying?

Flying is like falling

Just one step away

From the edge

You could take the next step,

Your foot finding only air.


Or, be smart and dull

Without thought to the adventure

The lifting of the quivering muscles

In your middle

Make the decision to keep on solid ground.


If flying is like falling,

The fall is just as sweet

As the bliss

We feel on soaring.

A conscious fall is far better

Than flying.

Submitted: June 30, 2011

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Frank Ramtahal

I like the way how you compared falling with flying and then at the end you stated that a conscious fall if better that flying.

Fri, July 1st, 2011 1:57pm


Thanks. I thought it was a bit of a different take. I appreciate you reading my writing.

Tue, July 5th, 2011 8:02am

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