Every bit of will she possessed,

she started calling,

it didn’t help, she was still falling,

her train of thought scattered,

her concentration shattered,

and the air tore at her

as she plummeted down,

and the only thing coming fast

was the rocky ground,

then there was a bang and a pop,

the wind seemed to stop,

she felt her body lifting,

crazy images kept sifting

through her mind,

then she floated away,

like a feather in an updraft,

angelic music would play,

reality would sway,

there was nothing hiding,

and in the wind

she just kept riding.

© 2011 Frank Atanacio

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lorddraven2000 5 years ago from Wheelwright KY

This is truly touching. Great work.

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Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton Author

Thank you for reading my falling :) Lord-Draven :) Frank

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Angelme566 4 years ago

This is so beautiful !While reading , like i am also in the air drifting and falling.''

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Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton Author

thank you angelme66

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tobusiness 2 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Frank, great imagery, I'm guessing she is not skydiving, or is she? Knowing you, something else is going on but either way, beautiful writing.

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Harishprasad 2 years ago from India

Frank, you have in your hand a magic wand that we know as poetry. With this wonderful stick, whatever you touch, even the abyss becomes beautiful and fantastic ! I love your poetry that displays spectacular play of words ! Voted up and shared.

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Shyron E Shenko 2 years ago

Frank, this is very interesting and I love it.

Voted up, Awesome and Interesting and shared

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fpherj48 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

Frank......You bring us into a dream.....one of falling, yet floating.....as though her sub-conscious mind created a scenario of losing a love, wanting to die, but being saved in the end with the hope of new love............amazingly awesome!....UP++

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The Examiner-1 2 years ago

That has soul and meaning Frank. I felt sorrow but it had truth to it. I voted it up and pinned it.


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Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton Author

thank you Examiner, fpherj48 Shyron, toobusiness, Harish for reading my Falling... :)

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