In the midst of the trauma that assails our consciousness every day, whether it is the butchery in Syria or the insanity of violence in our own country, we still have to live our daily lives. We have to keep whatever senses we have open to the world immediately before us. And so today I honor shoes, those humble instruments, those seductive adornments. Here’s what popped out.
What do they talk about all day
toe to toe
up against the wall?
While I blink
before the sun and headlights…