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perhaps a balloon

i believe that balloons are free 
even tied to strings 
they rise above me 
i'm pretty sure they want the sun 
and ignore the clouds of everyone 
i might be mistaken 
perhaps not of wit 
but if there's a race to the sky 
i want to be part of it 
perhaps a balloon 
has nothing to lose 
leaving the ground behind 
the problem it seems 
when i let go the string 
it gets to fly. . . i have to climb

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  1. Date: 6/10/2010 11:14:00 PM
    This made me smile inside. It's a very wonderful poem. Like innocent poetry from a childrens book...love nikki.

  1. Date: 2/18/2009 9:18:00 PM
    definitly!! whimsical- hopeful, I really liked this poem!

  1. Date: 2/18/2009 8:39:00 PM
    Ahhh a dreamer. I suppose most poets are. As long as you watch it as far as you can part of you still gets to fly.