You've climbed to the top of life's helterskelter,
You are sitting and watching,
Enjoying the view.
A nudge from behind sends you off on a journey.
Quite slowly, at first, you feel in control.
The further you go, the faster and faster.
Heading, you fear, for some kind of disaster.
No way of slowing,
No chance to get off.
You have to keep going,
No matter what.
Before you are ready
You round the last bend.
You know that it's coming,
You just don't know when.
Unprepared, there's a sudden, sharp drop.
You've come off the end,
To a final