Friday, December 2, 2011


Steven climbed the water tower,
Behind the abandoned 7-11,
Every rusty rung on the ladder
Found him one foot closer to heaven.

Steven finally reached the top,
Thinking he touched the moon...
Whose gravity betrayed him;
He fell to his death too soon.

The water tower's still standing,
Like a giant bicycle horn;
The tribute to Steven's courage,
A reminder he was born.

Steven's evangelical church,
Preached his spirit will never leave us,
Parishioners commuting along I-5
See the horn and honk for Jesus.

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