step ladder

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
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Submitted: May 10, 2012

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HAVING HOUSE,

crawled closely to the wall, closely to the building, closely to the side of the

STRETCHING WHY

yet squeamish, questioning one’s own fear of heights with every step, wondering

IT TENSION

was that this climb got started in the first place, with the knees getting a bit weak,

BUILDING, EASY

remembering the staircases in high school that went up three floors & yet were so

TO OR

fall right over the side, crashing down without catching balance, twisting an ankle

BREAKING WHETHER

an arm---in fact, there was this kid a little older than i who took a dare regarding

OR ON

not he could jump seven step & when he tried to complete it successfully he tripped

THE SINCE

way down, he snapped his forearm so bad that the bone stuck out bloodied & flowing,

HE’D FALL

gone into complete shock, he continued down the hallway after getting up from his

& THE

after walking into his math class, he sat down---needless to say, when the teacher saw

DAMAGE OUT

that had been done to the boy’s arm when he jumped, she took his good arm & dashed

OF REALLY

the room to the nurse’s office---funny how these things pop up in one’s head when they

AREN’T STEP LADDER.

that high off the ground---best to try & clear the head when climbing up a rickety

 


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