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The Crush

While climbing mountains
I breathe deeply
an eternity of sky

Fastly beats the uneven
hammer of my heart
under multi-layered
coats of pain

My fingers clamour
for a more solid grip
as I slip from 
the safety of my line
into the grey of your eyes

Arms flailing
the vertigo swallows me
as I fall hopelessly
into your soul

I cringe
waiting for the impact
of jagged rocks and 
the inevitable crush of my bones.

Copyright © Erica Lewis

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  1. Date: 9/15/2009 9:21:00 AM
    He will catch you. Excellent write. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/14/2009 2:27:00 PM
    New song about honey I'm fallin in love with you could come from this one. Sara