Caution horses

They tread lightly,
look around corners
before walking through doors,
fiddle with their tails,
avoid eye contact,
never step under ladders,
sit with their backs against the wall
to see danger entering the room
and show the rough side of their shoes
only when they’re ready.

© Carl Burkitt 2021

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s