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I fell off my bike when I was six years old,
Bruised my knees – black and blue.

I fell off the pier, gazing out at the sea,
Mom started crying; “I thought we almost lost you”

I fell during my fifth grade graduation ceremony,
Embarrassed; I was convinced that my life was officially done.

I've fallen during track meets,
My enraged coach would scream, “Don't you know how to run?”

There are many times when the world decides to knock you down
And leave you with some tears, grazed, bloody knees, and a frown.

I've fallen plentiful times; evidence proves this true
Crying, being laughed at, and bruising my knees black and blue.
It's only now that I realize, these are only memories I laugh through

However, the worst fall I ever made
Wasn't a fall that could be bandaged up by the first-aid
This time falling made me clueless, vulnerable, and afraid.

See, even though I fell off my bike when I was six years old
bruising my knees – black and blue.
The worst fall I ever made
Was when I fell for you.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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ChrisJThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Feb. 23 at 3:20 pm:
Interesting and moving, really great job!
 
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-deedeshay said...
Aug. 7, 2011 at 3:56 pm:
this is absultely amazing I LOVE IT YOU ARE A WONDERFULL WRITER!:)
 
Leena_ink This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 9, 2011 at 4:34 am :
aww thanks guys :) I get sooo nervous posting things and make silly mistakes here and there but i'm real glad to know you liked it :D
 
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Apeggy said...
Feb. 2, 2011 at 11:04 am:
This is an amazing piece of writing. You did a really good job at explaining your point.
 
savetheplanetThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Aug. 7, 2011 at 7:47 pm :
My favorite stanza is the last one :D
 
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