Steps

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Steps stretch high in the air

Two dragon feet waot at the bottom

Covered in gold, twinkle in the light

I must raise the energy to tackle the steps

Each one taken slowly in the midday sun

People stop, take breath, look upwards

I fill my lungs with air

Steadily move forwards

My legs ache, my heart beats rapidly

The end is in sight

The temple looks down on me

The dragons face smiles

Encrusted in tiny golden mirrors

Brightly coloured glass

Small ceramic tiles

They capture the sun

Reflecting the light, Shining brightly

I look down the steps,

Such a long distance

And wonder, will it be MacDonald’s for tea?

 

 

 

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