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The Tightrope


I walk through my world
one foot
On the edge of madness
The other
The edge of nothingness

A slow and tedious walk
Lest I slip

I prefer the madness
For I have stared
Into the abyss
that is nothing

You may think
Madness is not
an alternative

Yet..in madness
Lies the knowledge
You are alive
because you fight
And you feel

Once you have
Stared into nothing
You know things
Cannot exist

If I slip
Into the nothing
I would be lost

I walk this
That is my life

I chose madness
And it
Has chosen me

Melody Clark
Copyright 2006

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