The Shoes We Wear.

July 27, 2011
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Dancing down a slick old street.
A rainy Tuesday, a maybe Monday.
Faint ballet slippers mold to your toes.
Neon laces strap sneakers to your sole.
Feet land solidly against bold pavements.

Your open, willing mind learns manners.
Your wild mouth slaps down sharp adjectives.
Music driven droplets slide down cab windows.
Raindrops fall, elegantly into clear eyes.
You stare out, into an eccentric world, with smeared pupils.

They pair up, with extreme opinions and dreamy ambition.
The moon shines away, as your wild streaks fade to grey.
The rest of your body swings around.
Seeing all the crazy things on this calm boulevard.
Just dancing, down a slick old street.

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SaphiraBrightscales This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 21, 2013 at 11:03 pm
I love the imagery in this piece, the word choice, everything! and I love your username!
RosySea said...
Feb. 11, 2012 at 12:07 am
It's wonderful how you weave so many things in...the dancing, the shoes, the street. I see many different images, but they all flow together beautifully!
ErisRose said...
Jul. 30, 2011 at 9:55 am
This is really good! I love it! Check out some of my work if you get a chance:)
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