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I drift, I dream, I rise, I float
Let me rise, don’t hold me back
Let me see the light, don’t hold me back
The waves are calm, I will see the light 
I will reach out don’t hold me back
The weight is too much

I had enough, your food tasteless 
I want to leap from the heights 
I will make the fall I will break bone
You won’t be there to break the fall
Crush bone, knives out, I will fall
I love the fall, let it crush me

I will find light someday I will find my place someday

 My son wrote this Inspired by the novel " The unbearable lightness of being" 

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  1. Date: 7/13/2013 6:30:00 AM
    Excellent poem penned, you have an artist and a writer there, following in his mother's footsteps, have a great day M, xxx