All Falls Away #Poetry #NaPoWriMo

West View from Plymouth Mountain_19-04-09
View from Plymouth Mountain at Deer Creek Canyon Park / Photo by Jason A. Muckley © 2019

Bracing myself in the cleft of the rock
The wind roars all around
Pushing against me
Trees bend
Sand swept up
Stinging my face
I stand
Against the cold draft
I close my eyes
Letting it all fall away
Leaving it here
At the apogee of this peak
It all falls away
It plummets off the mountain’s edge
Crashing below
Gone forever

© 2019 Jason A. Muckley



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