i want to walk like an animal

i want to move like a baboon.
across my roof
i want to climb the trees like a gibbon
i want to crawl like a lizard
but most of all 
i want to squat like a frog
place my face in the hand of the land
and drink from its tepid embrace
the moves are extreme for one who has grown old
and has learned to stand and sit proper
but i want to grow young and replace my steps
with those that show the weakening of discouragement
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