Knife Edge

 

 

 

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On knife edge
I hereby pledge allegiance to the cause
And should I fall to my death
Then no grievance shall retort

 

All minor inconvenience aside
See no good reason to resign
To intermediate design
Each time the tide falls
With frightful sense of dejà vu
The tête-à-tête of blasé view
A voice which grates
To illustrate alarm
Then carve a pathway through

 

Feel halfway due a miracle
A room to view reciprocal
With every heartbeat critical to mythical pursuit
At pinnacle a river wild runs through
My inner child
A smile resumes
Eyes open wide
Baptized unto the ocean tide
Defined anew
While slew of opal skies comprise hospitable horizon
Deemed elliptical reprised
Of metaphysical design
From vital clues

 

On knife edge
I hereby pledge allegiance to the cause
And should I fall to my death
Then with final breath
My heart shall press against my chest with no less blest than warmth

 

I cut to the chase
At a gluttonous pace
For the succulent taste
Was divine
Dined on remains of the day for entrée
Followed then with a stem of grape wine
Not since grade nine
Had I seen such rays shine
Having strayed from the pines
Mesmerized by blade shine
These concave lines gave rise to tell tale signs that I could be wavelike and scale great heights in liberated flight
Proliferated by a rehabilitated mind
My equilabrated spine now realigned
And for the first time since my first prime
I felt fine

 

On knife edge
I hereby pledge allegiance to the cause
And should I fall to my death
Then with final breath
Shall count my timely blessings for the prevalence of warmth
A sentiment I care to share with all

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Charles Stevens

 

Keeper of The Crimson Quill

 

 

 

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