PSPoem

"Untitled," Lucy Hovanisyan, Eighth Grade, Mark Twain Intermediate School

I stand tall,
taking a breath,
one, two...
I'm scared.

I close my eyes,
I brace myself.
I still can't jump.

I stare ahead,
my foot inches
forward...
but not quite enough...

I whisper,
ready or not...
and fall.