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water and start to float up
gnormal

how i fly

a bell.  a ball.
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          out but this description does ring
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        that my legs are straight
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i dont recall
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          water and start to float up.
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        and mentally tred
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i just stand
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i dont know how
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i take off,
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i only know that i have, so
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                        because
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                      fully high!  
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                    fear-
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                  my altitude.  
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                unable to control
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              sometimes like a balloon  
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            but i am
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          it always works.  
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        somehow, and
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i simply try,
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        of how
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i am unsure
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i do this
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i am afraid
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i might suddenly drop.
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so frightening outside
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        but so fun within when
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i am limited
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          or hallway. then
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        by the ceiling of a room
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i dont worry.
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i dont have far to drop.
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        many times.
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i have jumped from garages
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        the only one that can do it, so
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i think myself
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            after all,
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          are not impressed.  
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        those near me
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i am surprised
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            gasp and point?
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          why dont you
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        your empirical wish.
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i am floating!
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i can glide beside you too.
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             on a skateboard,
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           as if stepping
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        then gracefully,
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i walk steadily forward,
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            in my dreams
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          i believe
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        ahead
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i float smoothly
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          and now
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        practiced,
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im the best.  
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.
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ive discovered a secret,
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im terribly satisfied.
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i tell you people that
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im very good
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        at flying in my dreams
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21 Aug 04

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its also a paragraph
 — gnormal

Line 35 disrupts the flow.
 — OKcomputer

think i fixed it
 — gnormal

i like this. i like the way the last stanza finishes it. but, using apostrophes would make it much prettier.
 — aerol

hey

meet me out back
 — unknown

something's wrong
 — zazza

i will come back to this. i like the shape but that's all i've seen for now. i'll read this when i feel like a fun poem. (or shapes.)
 — listen

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