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Let Go the Edge


When Billy woke that morning

his first thought was with the cliffs


after breakfast and goodbye

he’d meet his friends at the quarry


he’d climb the 40 foot drop first

he would always try and be first


as the morning wrapped a chill

cross the browning bareness of his back

he leaned out and let go the edge


and welcomed the fall


and the water


and summer


and a life filled with firsts