Adeline Foster

(Instructor of poetry, Hagerstown, MD)

.Pole Vaulting


I’m on a high wire; up in the sky wire.
I’m living where the clouds are far below.
It’s not a real world; it’s just a dream world;
If I stumble, I shall fall and then I know
Reality will catch me as I tumble to the ground.
I know the day is coming but I don’t want to come down.
I’m on a high wire; I’m on a high wire.

Submitted: Saturday, September 01, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, October 12, 2011

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