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CELEBRATING CREATIVE EXPRESSION AT BAYLOR SINCE 1966

Periaktoi Writing Post

Volume 52
Issue 1

Single Visual Art Post

  • Poetry
The Climb
Max Ferguson

 

The Climb

 

It's a miracle it hasn't slipped.
Climbing and climbing, trying to reach some unknown goal
Just...
Climbing...
Bursting out of the darkness of the depths.
Methodically slinking out of the pit.
One slip and it's over. It would be back to the bottom.
Climbing...
Hanging on for life.
Clinging on to the vibrant moss.
Climbing...
The climbing has stopped...
His tiring journey has ended
The caterpillar has reached the light.