The Boy on the Ledge

November 2, 2017
By lindseysternth GOLD, Rye Brook, New York
lindseysternth GOLD, Rye Brook, New York
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Favorite Quote:
I begin to assemble what weapons I can find, Cause sometimes to stay alive you gotta kill your mind.


The air was cold, altitude high

Atop the tower that reaches the sky

 

There stands a boy, scared and shaking

Hands clenched tight, heart so close to breaking

 

His mind buzzing with thoughts of worry and fear

He can't seem to recall how he got up here

 

As he leans over, a force pulls him down

He latches tightly to the railing, for one last piece of hope he's found

 

What a wonder he is, living life on the edge

A boy of danger out of fear is the boy on ledge 


The author's comments:

Inspired by the incredible story All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven.  


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