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Poem - Falling Falling

Updated on April 22, 2013


I found this image browsing and it stayed with me and probably will for a long time... here is a little poem....

I fell from the sky

was I alien or another jesus nuisance

but where was mama and papa

I cried and cried for them

but they did not fall

now it is me, just me,

at nights I wonder why I came from the sky

did mama and papa land somewhere else

sometimes I am so alone

I wish to fly

in the sky

and be no-one,

nobody, nothing......



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      des donnelly 8 years ago from NYC....

      thanks Brenda.. I never ever found out and yes it bothered me as do many of the images I see all around me.. perhaps this why poets die (relatively) young.. lol...

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      \Brenda Scully 8 years ago

      hope the child landed safely..... it must have bothered you at the time to write about it nicely done

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      des donnelly 8 years ago from NYC....

      Hey Cindy thanks for the comment, they probably lived happily ever after,  (but on the ground floor) this is what I need to believe... Drax

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      Cindy Letchworth 8 years ago from Midwest, U.S.A.

      The picture is very thought provoking isn't it? One wonders what happened after the fall....

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      des donnelly 8 years ago from NYC....

      Hi Gabe, thanks very much for the comment, this was one of those pictures that stop you...

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      Gabe Dorn 8 years ago from China

      Love the falling poem and the simple structure of it!

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      des donnelly 9 years ago from NYC....

      this must mean that Marmalade floats....Mr M ...*laughs*

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      MrMarmalade 9 years ago from Sydney

      I can fall over a match stick.

      I am impressed that I am still in thje marmalade. I thought better and better would have pushed to the bottom of the pile