Springboards And Jump Starts

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a springboard is where you stand
take a deep breathe, or two
gather your wits before the altar
prepare to sacrifice your limbs
(only the ones who fell for this)
call for a matchmaker
pray to God for a spark
hope like hell it don’t rain
notice you’ve quit breathing again
gaze into upcoming moments
see it through to the finish
yes! we’ve been to the depths before
confidence mounts to rival high BP
adrenalin bequeaths a killer rush!
breathe, baby, breathe
and a one, and a two, and a

JUMP

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Uncle Tree

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