Shoes speak

whether you know it or not

they talk in the closet

in the dark

they hold conversations

(these are the odd noises you sometimes hear at night)

they speak of all the places they've been

and compare notes about their wear and tear

of supporting 150 pounds or more

of being rained on

walked on and kicked off

then sometimes they will speak

of the lady shoes they met

the high heeled beauties

that walked by with such style and grace

it made them want to know more

to seek their company in private rendezvous

in some dark romantic corner

there is community among shoes

so wide in their diversity

they know your every move

and everything you do

they've seen it all

they've smelled your socks

they've been in your closets

they've seen your dirty laundry.



◄ Sooner Or Later

Once We Were Gods ►


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Fri 15th Mar 2019 16:13

DK-although this non-marxist approves it would have been nice to spare the lowly welly a mention!

Jeez! did they make one's feet whiff!


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M.C. Newberry

Fri 15th Mar 2019 14:46

The use of ingratiating humour in this imaginative way is always to be welcomed. I'm reminded of the phrase "giving it some welly"! 😏

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Don Matthews

Fri 15th Mar 2019 13:13

Ah dk I like you
Your poetry's got style
It's short, not long and thinkable
It's full of wit and guile 😎

Liked this one. Cleverly thought out as Keith says

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keith jeffries

Fri 15th Mar 2019 12:33

This is a good poem which has been well thought out and presented.


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