The Staircase

The Staircase written by: Sarra Culleno @sarra1978   Dad DIYs/ He pulls up the familiar staircase carpets/ their blanket of safe content is easily ripped/ Upholstery ensconcing clay/ We watch rapt/ at the floorboards revealed like a coarse and lost kingdom below/ The hidden ugly parts/ of gripper rods and bent nails/ renders our footing vulnerable/ We lived above the carpet/ all the while na├»ve/ to a splintered or rotten plank/ The rough wood exposed to us a new certainty: … Continue reading The Staircase