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Below is the poem entitled Abseiling which was written by poet Dominic Davidson. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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My nervous knees shaking
Harnessed and ready to descend
Watching children practicing 
and looking at me
The teachers taking pictures of me,
nervous and frightened
Logan encouraging me saying:
“Don’t be nervous .You can do it.”
Feeling the air rushing across my face
Here I go, descending 
Closing my eyes
until I reach the grass
Slowly going down
with fright in my mind
Reached the grass 
without noticing
Listening to my friends say:
“Dominic, you did it!!”
Opening my eyes
Looking at myself, unharnessed.

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  1. Date: 12/6/2009 2:13:00 AM
    WE can do anything the mind wants to ... please do not stop writing, its easier after the first time ... perhaps like giving birth

  1. Date: 12/4/2009 4:31:00 PM
    Thank you!

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  1. Date: 12/3/2009 9:35:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Dominic. I also wish you the best in your writing endeavors. If you have questions please feel free to ask anyone here. We are all willing to help and if we don't know the answer we will find someone who does. Love, Carol