A Picture's Worth A Thousand Words (But A Title's Worth A Million)

July 12, 2010
By Junebug694 GOLD, Brentwood, Tennessee
Junebug694 GOLD, Brentwood, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
"there's only us; there's only this. forget regret, or life is yours to miss. no other road; no other way; no day but today." - rent
"to dare is to lose one's footing momentarily, not to dare is to lose oneself." -Soren Kierkegaard

I saw eye to eye with the sun today
And took a daring leap of faith.
So I shot for the moon, but I missed,
And there were no stars to catch me.

I fell past the light at the end of the tunnel,
As it fluttered, flickered, and finally dimmed.
And I wished upon a shooting star,
As it whistled by my ear.

The milky way smiled and waved,
When I reentered the atmosphere.
And the cloud's sliver lining just twisted
And laughed when I went racing past.

I landed quite far from the family tree,
And though they say "no place like home,"
I'm quite content to be pushing up daisies
Behind the shimmering sea.

The author's comments:
A challenge to write using as many cliches/figures of speech as possible

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