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Going For It
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Wednesday, April 27, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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This went off in a different direction than when I began. I like it, and hope you do, too. :-)



i have absolutely nothing to lose
and everything to gain -
i am going to go for it

i mean, what's the worst thing that could happen?
my pen could run out of ink
maybe no one will read my words -

maybe i'll splinter on the valley floor -
but that's a chance i must take
and so i close my eyes

and step over the edge of nothingness -
-
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claws of gravity pulling on my legs -
-
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as i'm falling quietly to my death -
-
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my heart is satisfied because i tried -
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my soul is at peace - i can live with that -
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i land triumphantly onto the page
with the adrenaline rush
of poems in my veins -

i raise both of my arms and celebrate
the conquering of my fears
and thank God i survived -

and it is then - and only then - i sit
and contemplate what happened -
the miracle of words -

(c) 2005, by Karla Dorman.

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Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 4/30/2005
A very inspiring poem. Go for it karla
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/30/2005
Go for it, Karla. Captivating verses. Thank you for sharing this poetic gift. Amour et paix à toi. Ton ami de la C-B, Canada. Régis
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 4/29/2005
What a ride! Thank you for taking me along. I loved it. ~~Nordette
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 4/28/2005
A most entertaining and excellent write, Karla. Keep that ink flowin'
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 4/28/2005
But Just As Life Never Taking That Last Chance---

See Ya In Mourning!

TRASK
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight*® 4/28/2005
You go girl!

You embody the Spirit of Poetry Karla.

Love & Light,
Joseph
Reviewed by Aberjhani 4/28/2005
Thank you for "going for it" and sharing the triumph of this inspiring poem.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/28/2005
Grand write!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 4/28/2005
Karla,

A very powerful and definitive write ... fantastic art and imagery - poetess supreme!!

Blessings my friend,

Robert
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 4/28/2005
Excellent Karla....keep writing

Peace and love, Carole
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 4/28/2005
my heart is satisfied because i tried -
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And you tried very successfully, Karla.
Reviewed by Paul Williams 4/28/2005
Karla, Loved the way it went superb write.

Paul;-]
Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader) 4/27/2005
Perfection and Perfection!
I love it Karla!!
Thanks
Tracey
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 4/27/2005
A great write Karla
God Bless
Michelle!
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 4/27/2005
IT is why we exist, we live for IT, we die for IT, sex is part and parcel of IT, so what the hell, we might as well, as well, go for IT...Ed (gee this may work into a poem by me, another IT, can't ya tell...?)
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 4/27/2005
You have really grown for greatness with your poetry karla.
x0x0x0x
Reviewed by Rebekah Rosie Lang 4/27/2005
Creative Design for your masterpiece of work
or should I say, "Masterpiece of words?" I
definitely like your style, Karla! You have
given me inspiration tonight. Think me and my nothing
of a muse shall sit and see what comes about!
Love to you,
Becca P Lang
Reviewed by Pier Tyler 4/27/2005
I'm a believer in "going for it" so go ahead, you are among friends. This is splendid from a poetess in her own right.
Reviewed by jude forese 4/27/2005
a true poet always explores the parameters of his/her art ... you do it powerfully and effectively ...
Reviewed by Henry Stevens 4/27/2005
Life without training wheels is life. You've expressed very well. Henry
Reviewed by Michelle Mills 4/27/2005
Amen Sister! Preach it! Great job! Michelle
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/27/2005
Karla another stunning poem. You have been in a poem on poem mode;-)
Very creative ala mode;-)

Eileen
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/27/2005
(((Karla)))

I love that image; wow! I also loved this poem; very nicely done! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 4/27/2005
Yes, I like it. You know, Karla, you can write poetry. Good poetry. But you seem to be stuck with this poetry-about-poetry-and-my-muse thing. What I mean is . . . branch out. You are good. Like you just said, go for it!



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