Once again, I’m participating in Poetic Thursday with Pam and her “boys” at Two Spoiled Cats.
Here’s the photo inspiration for this week:
I found this to be a bit challenging (mostly because I couldn’t look at the photo without having sweaty palms).
Here’s my poem:
Every day, he climbs higher and higher,
I have to wonder: do his hands perspire?
A job like this comes with a price;
his life depends on that safety device.
Eight hundred feet above the ground,
and it would seem, no one else around.
But, is he really alone? I think not:
someone was there to capture this shot!
When I uploaded the picture to today’s blog post, the following caption was included. I wish there was info regarding the location and the building that was under construction.
” Ironworker Mike Kulp, 43, climbs a column before connecting a perimeter beam to the 54th floor. Here Kulp is working approximately 825 feet above street level.”
Yeah, sign me up for THAT job…..not.
~These Days Of Mine~