I almost had another stumble,
This time it was right in the midst of the school corridor that I did fumble,
But I braced myself just in time,
And averted a disaster in oxime,

What is it with me these days,
Can I not lift my feet well above the surface?
Or has the arthritis crept to my legs?
Displaying the nuances of its dregs,

Hmmm I guess the grey shades of age are showing up,
Not just in my hair but elsewhere too proving to be a hiccup,

Gone are the days when I used sway and sashay around,
Now I need to watch my steps when I am outward bound