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My Footsteps Continue Forward

A free verse poem

Photo by Bianca Castillo on Unsplash

My footsteps continue forward
But my body falls behind
Pulled by the lure
Of staying who I was
The changing walls
Too difficult
To bend to avoid
I’m trapped behind
The slanted trellis
Disguised with fruit
As I listen to my footsteps
Continue on
The straight path
Fading away

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Parker S. Fox

Parker S. Fox

A chemist and a poet. Creative poems and short stories as well as descriptive science articles. A collection as eclectic as my mind.