“Come up here! Jump up here!”
Says the giant man.
“I’m scared, not sure. Is it safe?”
Squirms the little lamb.
“Just close your eyes, I’ll protect,”
He smiles and open arms.
She takes a breath, closes eyes,
Hopes she might find home.
She musters all her inner strength
And prays he’ll hold her tight.
She leaps off the long, brown cliff
For him to catch her with his might.
She stays suspended in between
Weightless in her heart.
“He’ll surely catch and pull me up,”
She promises shaking soul.
“How does it feel there where you are-
Suspended and vulnerable?”
“I’m terrified! I can not fly.
I have no wings to soar!”
“You have no wings?” He acts surprised,
Shocked and utterly appalled.
“No, I’m a lamb- we have no wings!
Please catch me with your hands!”
“Well, you see, this was not discussed.”
“I’m pretty sure it was.”
Gravity pulls grey wool down.
She locks eyes with him.
“You were supposed to protect me!
I’m falling, can’t you see?”
“I have to go, you jumped too slow.
Please fall gracefully.”