The Roller-Coaster of Life

Stacks of worn-out sighs and swollen hearts,
The leg of Egypt lifting elegance,
on its stretched out deserts and smiling pools of golden blue,
Arrogant leaps into sandy pearls of whispering pleasure,
Cascading downwards in thrilling fluttering visions,
Grabbing the sturdy ankle and pulling it back up,
Upside down,
Mouth agape, sensations seizing the swaddle of simplicity,
Swinging back and around the chill of clacking fear,
Toppling down and whipping upwards to stare at the sky,
Distancing itself from reality.

Alice Bellan