Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Out Through A Window






Silence
Fear
Shock
Confusion
Eyes open wide
Very wide
The journey seemed long
The sight of the white clouds
The sunlight stinging his eyes
The wind so strong
His body descending
Flashes of his life's drama
All caused by a silly fight
A little shove that seemed harmless
A missed step
A broken window
Shattered glass
Loss of balance
And then the journey began
The wind deafened his ears
The speed was strangely comforting
The flashes continued
It was all happening so fast
But all seemed paused
His heart pounded hard
And then a pause
He knew it was more than a pause
This was a stop
The movie of his life would soon be over
He wanted more but…




By Sylvia Chika
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