Somewhere else

July 31, 2011

Halfway Down the Stairs

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , — waltersdaughter @ 10:27 am

The inspiration for Somewhere else and an apt description of me in many ways really!

Halfway Down the Stairs

Halfway down the stairs
Is a stair where I sit:
There isn’t any other stair quite like it.
I’m not at the bottom,
I’m not at the top:
So this is the stair where I always stop.

Halfway up the stairs
Isn’t up, and isn’t down.
It isn’t in the nursery, it isn’t in the town:
And all sorts of funny thoughts
Run round my head:
“It isn’t really anywhere! It’s somewhere else instead!”

(A A Milne)

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