Inspiration

Originally posted: 2006-10-29 22:09:13

Come to the edge.
— We might fall.
Come to the edge.
— It’s too high!
Come to the edge!

So they came
and he pushed them
and they flew.

by Christopher Logue.

Written in 1968 for the 50th anniversary of the death of French poet Guillaume Apollinaire, and often mis-attributed to the latter.

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