The Cliff

July 26, 2009
By I.R.MacCay SILVER, Anchorage, Alaska
I.R.MacCay SILVER, Anchorage, Alaska
5 articles 1 photo 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I'm gonna live my life. I'm gonna kick your but at anything you challenge me at, and I'm gonna do everything that can and can't be done. If you want to stop me go ahead, try to stop me. Just try." I. R. MacCay


The rest of the world is behind me.
There is nothing left for me there.
Everything is no longer in my control.
All I can control is this.

My toes curl over the edge.
My arms stretch out like wings.
The wind beats ageist me.
The rocks below point up, sharp and jagged.

My brain says no.
My heart says yes.
Memories of my life flood my head.
The betrayal and pain electrocutes my mind.

I can’t take it.
I’m loosing my will.
The fear runs through my body.
I have to hold my will power.

I lean forward.
My heals lift up.
My toes push off.
I close my eyes.

I fly.
I soar.
Through the definition of nothing.
There’s no going back.

I take in my last few moments of life.
The nothing.
I’m numb.
I’m…at peace.

The author's comments:
Just for the record. I'm not suicidal, I got the insperation for this poem when I was in the UK, about to repell down a castel wall.

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on Sep. 16 2010 at 1:25 pm
I.R.MacCay SILVER, Anchorage, Alaska
5 articles 1 photo 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I'm gonna live my life. I'm gonna kick your but at anything you challenge me at, and I'm gonna do everything that can and can't be done. If you want to stop me go ahead, try to stop me. Just try." I. R. MacCay

It was just this moment where I was looking over the wall and I wondered what it would be like to jump off. What it would feel like, then i  thought about the people who actually do.

on Sep. 16 2010 at 1:24 pm
I.R.MacCay SILVER, Anchorage, Alaska
5 articles 1 photo 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I'm gonna live my life. I'm gonna kick your but at anything you challenge me at, and I'm gonna do everything that can and can't be done. If you want to stop me go ahead, try to stop me. Just try." I. R. MacCay

It was just kind of this moment when I was looking over the wall that I just wondered what it would feel like if I just jumped off. 

kmiller said...
on Sep. 14 2010 at 7:02 pm
its incredible. i like it how u got inspiration for something like this from something totally unrelated, but out of that u were able to make something.

on Aug. 17 2009 at 1:52 am
Andrea Witte SILVER, Anchorage, Alaska
7 articles 2 photos 19 comments
luv it isabel u r so good at writing : )


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