Tightrope | Teen Ink


April 26, 2018
By Celebrian9 PLATINUM, Syracuse, New York
Celebrian9 PLATINUM, Syracuse, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.” -Winnie the Pooh

Walking high,

Giving the illusion of floating,

of flying, effortless

Wavering, closing your eyes for a split second,

Tipping, tipping, falling,

Tumbling toward the ground

But the view is better from above, so you grab for a lifeline,

pulling yourself up again,

And far below,

the world applauds you.

The author's comments:

This is symbolic of life; what seems like an imperfection to you might be owrthy of applause to others. It's also a circus act, something to be enjoyed but also something risky.

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