Repetition

By Kay Ryan b. 1945 Kay Ryan
Trying to walk
the same way
to the same store
takes high-wire
balance:
each step
not exactly
as before
risks chasms
of flatness.
One stumble
alone and   
nothing
happens.
Few are
the willing
and fewer
the champions.

Source: Poetry (January 2008).

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Poet Kay Ryan b. 1945

POET’S REGION U.S., Western

Subjects Activities, Travels & Journeys, Social Commentaries, Life Choices

Poetic Terms Free Verse