Of hearts and shoes

They shatter like fluorescent bulbs
sending shards everywhere
waiting hidden for


after you’ve cleaned up the mess
to sink into your heel

    almost invisible
    hard to dislodge
    hurting like hell

and after tweezers and needles
you’re left to wonder
Did I get it all out? and
How much more is left to hurt me?
until you realize that
pain is the occasional price of a
bared sole.

About semiblind

Bringing you stark existentialism since 1981.
This entry was posted in best-laid plans, clusterfuck, observations, poetry and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s