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Never Falling

Tomatoes are thrown
Toward my chest,
Anvils are dropping,
Barely missing my head,
Boulders are rolling,
Tumbling,
Trying to knock my feet from under me.

But somehow, I’m still standing.

My toes
Latching onto a wire
Miles into the sky,
My only comfort is clouds
Look like cushions that could catch me.

But I have balance.

It floated towards me
Wrapped in golden paper,
I took off the top and read the tag first,
It’s proper manners.
From God, it read.

I will be sending him a thank-you letter soon



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DeusExMachina said...
Jul. 22, 2011 at 9:58 pm
very very nice job! excellent!
 
gigi01 said...
Jul. 22, 2011 at 11:14 am
Great poem and I love that it is about God! So true, so true. please read my poem. "Lord, You are my Comfort," because it is very similar to this one:)
 
.Izzy. said...
Jul. 22, 2011 at 11:05 am
You described the problems life threw at you beautifully with the first stanza. Loved the last line, it was the perfect ending. Good job!
 
ohheyyyelli said...
Jul. 21, 2011 at 10:02 pm
Nice flow and I really like the beginning the most[:
 
TwasBrilling said...
Jul. 21, 2011 at 8:32 pm
This is great! I love the way you put things, they fit nicely, but nothing feels forced.
 
Silent_Artist replied...
Jul. 21, 2011 at 11:46 pm
Wow this was good. One of those poems that paints a picture in your head.
 
leafyThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 21, 2011 at 8:24 pm
i like this poem a lot, especially the first and last couple lines. keep up the nice work!
 
NinjaGirl This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 21, 2011 at 8:20 pm
First of all: Dude. You won state tennis!?!? Jealous!! I love you. XD Second: I like this poem :D
 
thetruthawaits94 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jul. 21, 2011 at 9:15 pm
hahaha ninjagirl, you just cracked me up! Yeah, i did. Thanks for all your comments on my poems too! :)
 
ColorfulExpectations said...
Jul. 21, 2011 at 6:29 pm
This was really good. The part about the package from God made me smile. :) Your poem was really well-written, too. Keep writing, you'll go far!
 
CieraDesiree replied...
Jul. 21, 2011 at 7:34 pm
This is pretty=)
 
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