The Edge

 

Here there be monsters….
The edge looms in the mist ahead
always in the distance
one must turn aside well before
or risk disaster and a bone crunching end
but the challenge entices
the boundary dances mockingly before me
and sends me speeding headlong
straight
into the deepest shrouds of fog
parting at the very last moment
with a sound like a great deep bell
and I can at last see clearly
as I fall off the edge of the world…

©jayetomas2014

 

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About chimerapoet

I write. I write a lot. A. LOT. There are times I am half blind with a sentence ricocheting off the walls of my stupid, cant be shut off to save my life, brain. I am miserable until I get it down on paper. Punch it up a bit. Usually cross out half of it. And then breathe. Relax. Only to do it all again..... But I just thought that was me. How I am. Not a writer....noooo...not me. Writers are.....writing people. People Who Write. REALLY write. Write things that matter. All grown up very important things. Not.....me. I am just a scribbler of sorts. And I was/am content with that....if it's true, well then....a scribbler am I. Until the thought wormed its way in to my brain (the furtive sneaky bitch) that maybe...just maybe...that is writing. My style. My strange way. But....still writing. So here I am at the dance. Not sure I know any of the moves and the music is entirely mine. But.....only one way to find out. Would you care to join me?
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One Response to The Edge

  1. chimerapoet says:

    Reblogged this on Chimera Poetry and commented:

    turn back tuesday…

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