The Ladder

Word count: 466

Warning: slight taunts in 1-2 lines, nothing overly mean or vulgar.

Among the field of flowers

Was a ladder, a ladder so tall

You couldn’t see where it stopped!

I was only a young child then,

Curious, ambitious, eager to see

Where this impossible ladder led

And so I climbed.

I ignored the mocking laughter,

Ignored the doubts and lack of faith,

Ignored everyone who said

“You won’t make it!”

And climbed in search for a better world.

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