Soar

I poured my feelings

Straight from my heart

Onto a piece of paper

Until the ink bled through

Blossoming red pools

Then I folded it into an airplane

Ran my fingers up and down

Forming sharp edges, smooth creases

A red paper airplane

And then I let it

Soar

Through the atmosphere

Swirling and twirling

Looping and swooping

’Til it took a wrong turn into a cloud

Spiraling down to the ground

Slowly coming to rest on a puddle

Wilting softly

Edges dissolving

Ink seeping out

Billows of red diffusing throughout

Until it was just a soggy paper

In a pool of red

But I still remember

When my paper airplane could

Soar

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