Jumpers | Teen Ink


September 15, 2011
By IrishWriter SILVER, Sdfddas, Other
IrishWriter SILVER, Sdfddas, Other
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I wonder what they thought,
Taking that leap so far above.

A raging furnace behind them,
The cool sky below them.

Perhaps it was the fear,
Or a calculated decision,
We will never know.

I thought that they would suddenly sprout wings,
But of course they didn’t,
But instead plunged with a thud.

I hope their spirit rose and soared so high to a better place,
Because one thing I know,
Is that they deserve the pearly gates.

The author's comments:
Inspired by the people who jumped from the Twin Towers on 9/11.

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