they say life is a mountain
but I find it more akin to a descending
escalator strewn with boulders

if you stand still
you might find yourself back
in the basement

and crushed under a rock

Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at

2 thoughts on “Bouldering”

  1. Memories/Nightmares… I once worked on the lower level of a department store. This is exactly how I felt each and every day I “descended” to work.

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