• Vol. 06
  • Chapter 12

Shoes, an outer covering for the foot

The single use stiletto, fit for purpose.

The 'beautiful game' gift hugging birthday boy's
sleeping foot, watch by the wine soaked slipper.

The yellow daisies left singing in a puddle
washed from pink wellies wading to a Festival.

The new owner with downward eyes, swaggering
his two-tone wages through red dust, diamonds hidden
in his sole.

The pile of broken sandals, waiting since sunset,
guarded by a torso; vestiges of violence