“I tripped on my shoelace and I fell up…” So begins a favorite whimsical children’s poem where down becomes up and up becomes down (see the image for the full poem). The laws of gravity are somehow reversed and the poets life is turned upside down! It’s from a book of poetry by Shel Silverstein called Falling Up. I remember checking out this book from the school library many times as a child. It was quite popular and to even find it on the shelf during media center time meant you were......