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Juggling

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Right foot, left foot,
right foot, left.
Working, weaving,
warp and weft.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Left foot, right foot,
Left foot, right.
Spinning hexagons
of white.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Right foot, left foot,
right foot, left.
Practicing to
become deft.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Left foot, right foot,
left foot, right.
Ground is packed
with dynamite.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Head and shoulder,
thigh and chest.
Breathing, mesmerized,
obsessed.

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 One poor touch,
it falls, and then,
Left foot, right foot,
left again.

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Right foot, left foot,
right foot, left.
Gravity. Each touch
a theft.

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Left foot, right foot,
left foot, right.
Steal five hundred
by tonight.

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/juggling/