I called them “The Infinite Stairs” as I climbed home after a long day of play on the lake.
My brother Bill called it “The Stairway to Heaven” as he descended for a day of fishing or swim.
My sister Gail called it “The Boys Escape” as she went with Mom into town to shop and socialize.
Father called it our family’s crown jewels, a lakefront house in the woods that was close to the city. He said it was worth a fortune.
But rivers must run free. They removed the dam in ’92.
Now rundown, I call it home.
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