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TIGHTROPE


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My heart has walked this line
so many times it feels too familiar
and all too frightening
to navigate the
tightrope of love
again…

especially without a net.

Before I stepped onto the wire
I told myself I wouldn't let go of
the safety harness
would not let you
draw me in
this way…

but you've made me trust in you.

Now I am looking across to the
other side, as you urge me into your arms
and I pray I don't fall
I lower my eyes and hope
it's real and true
and my soul
has found home…

I look up and you're halfway across the wire to me.

And I know I'm safe
falling into you.


K.Tate Jacoby
Copyright June 21, 2010


        
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