The Steps You Take


On the ground I’m on now
Everyone walks
But I wish not to walk here
I want to walk on clouds
In the city of Dreams
But it still seems
I’m on the ground
Where everyone walks
But I wish not to walk here

Lyla Rae Cheary, 13 years old, currently lives in New York City and attends middle school at East Community High. In her free time, Lyla loves to read, write poetry, bake, and after many years of persistently asking her parents to get her a dog, finally got one.

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