Halfway Down

Halfway down the stairs
is a stair where I sit.
There isn’t any other stair
quite like it.
I’m not at the bottom,
I’m not at the top;
So this is the stair
where I always stop.

Halfway up the stairs
Isn’t up and isn’t down.
It isn’t in the nursery,
It isn’t in town.
And all sorts of funny thoughts
Run ’round my head.
It isn’t really anywhere!
It’s somewhere else instead!

~ from When We Were Very Young by A A Milne