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Dirty Shoelaces

August 3, 2012
By Prehistoric-Fool GOLD, Wellesley, Massachusetts
Prehistoric-Fool GOLD, Wellesley, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
“Every path is the right path. Everything could’ve been anything else. And it would have just as much meaning.”

Nemo Nobody

Where are they?
My glittering white
sand beaches and my
glittering golden days

Where am I?
Why are my shoelaces
dirtied, soiled

This is not what I
not what I
was promised.

The author's comments:
I looked down at my beat up comfy shoes today, advertised as "100% free!", and something about the way they were old and soft inspired me.
Despite it all, life isn't always the great adventure it is "advertised" as.

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