Straddle and Sway

Driftwood plank
laid sideways
over the peak
of the stone stake.

Of these, the
fulcrum is made.

I straddle and sway,
each foot, either
end of the plank

(it’s fun in its way)

but I fear that I’m
doomed to break
this elder-wood,
and split the me

upon the razor stake.

©️ Obol, 2018.

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