Wednesday, October 24, 2018

SAVING SOLES


You only believe
what you can see or taste,
touch or crush.
Living taught you that;
how to think everything
not under your feet is disposable.

Treading softly is a disability I am told;
a habit of them fallen from searching
for the power of position.
I am that;
departed from the race for great piles
of whatever them who thunder through life look for.


My strength to carry so much weight
wearied me, tripped me.
I am content in infirmity;
it has been good for my feet.

© M Durfee
10/24/18

5 comments:

  1. Much love, Mark … so glad to see you writing again … Always, cat.

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  2. If treading softly is a disability, then not enough people are disabled.
    This is profound, Mark

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  3. I want to be clever here but it's evading me.

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  4. Wow, walking man ain’t walking? Good as always to read your poetry.

    www.thepulpitandthepen.com

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  5. Hope you are well Mark. Being content is a process I am gradually understanding in all situations. I finally started writing again. Learning to make time for the important things in my life. Love your words, as always.

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