Two Steps Forward, Three Steps Back

Up and down or

Give and take;

Most of the time

Life is back and forth.

But once in a while

You find a little leverage

And you can

Tip the scales

In your favor.

Be careful however,

If you push too much

You might just be

Pulled off your feet.

 

Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – leverage