09. Tightrope

Tightrope

Stretched,
Firm
Thin
Don’t slip –
Toe by toe
Step by step
Balance
One false move
Dead;
Raise
Heel,
Instep
and toe,
Fluid motion
Like a ballerina
Tottering
On unstable
Ground,
Barbed wire,
A knife
A dangerous
game –
A game called life.

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