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  Jumping
by Lonnie Hicks
Sunday, May 16, 2010
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Humm


 Let no hand

push her over;

cheat her of  the rush.

She already has clutched

Anticipation's Joy

having attached her own homemade wings

useless because she knew

they would not really make her fly

"But they might." she said.

Riveted all could see her

excited by the on-coming gravitylessness

the on-coming weightlessness

the journey down;

exhilaration;

the bungee cord;

the plunge.

Suddenly she was gone;

a sail

clothes billowing

as she rushed headlong

into the wind-filled abyss;

as we stood

squinting down 

hearing only

a faint

laugh

before the cord

snapped;

recoiling;

making her splay

outward

into our view;

our fourteen year old

laughed again

loving it all.

 

 

 

 


Lonnie Hicks


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Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 5/17/2010
What a rush!! Sounds like she had a blast! More nerve than I would have ever had...giggle....enjoyed the ride, Lonnie!

Anna

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The Gospel According to Lilith: Fantasy (10) free audio chapters) & Videos

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Love: Its Wonderments, Sufferings and Consumations (Free Audio Samples-41)

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Letters From the Earth: Faint Hopes and Lamentations

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Politics, Poetry and Love in the Obama Age

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The Obama Chronicles: Stories From the Heartland

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Einstein, Religion, Politics and Literature-461 pps

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