Month: October 2015

Stairs

I like to walk up stairs on my
Tiptoes and pretend I am a
Mountain goat finding nonexistent
Footholds on a mountainside.

I like to climb stairs flat footed with
My heels hanging off the edge.
My steps have a rebound, going
Down to bounce back up. It’s a nice
Feeling.

I like walking down stairs with my
Toes, likewise, over the edge. It
Feels as if I am tip toeing, except,
Strangely in reverse.

I do not like putting my foot
Completely, securely, on the step.
It feels like walking normally, only
So much harder.

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