Gingerly

She moved her steps gingerly

trying not to make any mistake

carefully listening to all instructions

not skipping any step

 
She always played by the rules

never stepped on anybody's toes

made sure she made peace with everyone

and never made any foe

 
She obeyed the society

and never stopped beyond the norms

walked on the dotted line

and never braved the storm

 
She followed everything to the Tee

always drew within the lines

Never tried to step the border

and obeyed every order

 
But only heaven knows

she still can't figure why

her carefully planned life

is waving her goodbye!
This poem is in response to the daily prompt  Gingerly
 
 

 

15 thoughts on “Gingerly

  1. No matter how gingerly we walk through life, it will (in all likelihood) take it’s own twists and turns, leaving us wondering how we ended up where we are. Great post for the prompt!

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