it's like in november

when you want to skate

despite all the warnings

that it's not quite safe

you know what it's like

when you slide

onto the ice

for the very first time

the water beneath

is deep and forboding

but on top you glide

without noticing

til suddenly a crack

shoots across the surface

your stomach's in knots

and inside you're afraid

but you don't turn back

´cause you're already half way

and you're skating

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