Mission Posible

April 21, 2017
By Whit27 BRONZE, San Rammon, California
Whit27 BRONZE, San Rammon, California
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I am approaching the jump site.

The door at the back of the plane
Grinds open.
I shout geronimo!
And leap out to open sky.
I free fall for what feels like a millisecond,
It is time to pull the chute.

I raise my hands up
With my green striped polo shirt
Stretched between them.
I make contact with the ground,
A shooting Pain rattles
My ankles and feet.
I pull myself
Up the play set again,
I tell myself it will work this time.


The author's comments:

This piece is a memory from my childhood. It is about me parachuting from my swingset using a shirt.


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