I Am Bare Feet This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.

June 21, 2010
I am rough souls
smacking against the black pavement
I am dirty heels
leaving muddy little foot prints where ever I go
I am little toes
wiggling under cold rushing water
I am the thumpidy thump thump
you hear running down the street on hot summer days
I am the queen of splinters
the dutches of tree climbing
the princess of bumps and bruises
I am blisters on my bones
the result of another day full of exploration and adventure
I am tough skin
treading fearlessly across seas of gravel
I am the conquerer of dusty dashboards
the roamer of abandoned dirt roads
I am the the defier of gravity
the leaper of faith
I am the carrier of all treaders
I am the soul connection to the earth
the matcher of its beat
I am bare feet

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ForeverForgotten said...
Aug. 18, 2010 at 8:19 am
This is an amazing poem! The way you worded it made me remember how it feels to run bare foot down the road. I really like it! this should be printed in the magazine in my opinion!
SarahJumps replied...
Aug. 18, 2010 at 9:09 am
thank you! :D
Only,I This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 16, 2010 at 11:15 pm

This is quite amazing. I really like it.


SarahJumps replied...
Aug. 17, 2010 at 3:29 pm
thank you! <3 
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