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In the Wind

my toes grip the edge
as i peer down down
into the blue hole of gloom
my heart becomes a motorcycle
running on the adrenaline
of summer adventure
wind scrapes my cheek
as my knees shake weakly
the dark swirls call me
chanting jump
pulling me with a rope
i drop

Juliet Del Fabbro
Juliet Del Fabbro, 11
Richmond, VA

Abigail Craven
Abigail Craven, 13
Harland, WI