Cellar Stairs

October 27, 2009
By ash17 GOLD, Warrington, PA, Pennsylvania
ash17 GOLD, Warrington, PA, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
PSALM 23:4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.


Long steps curving in a circle
going down those steps,
it smells like old sweaty socks,
like a lot of other men-
have
taken the same road that I have put him in
Where is my stepdad?

I see him being pushed
pushed down those long gray steps,
that lead to no return.

Never coming back,
up those soft stairs that
feel like cushions.

Coming up the steps-
never coming up the steps-

What did I do to this man?
Will he ever forgive me?
My face is hidden behind a mask-
so no one can see the real me-
What would they think of the real me?
I wonder what he sees me as now.

The author's comments:
The reason I chose this piece is because it reminds me of all the bad things I have done to people and how I want to change that. Another reason I chose this poem is because I am the one that put the person in this poem there and I feel bad because he barely gets to see his kids.

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