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Printed from https://www.writing.com/main/books/entry_id/671841-Same-Spot
by Joy
Rated: 18+ · Book · Women's · #830415
a journal with poems written on the fly without much ado
#671841 added October 15, 2009 at 11:17am
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Same Spot
Same Spot

When a child,
my shoes always
got holes under them
at the same spots.
It was the way I stepped,
the doctor said.
so they restrained my feet
in kiddie boots
with laces all the way
to my ankles, but
that didn't help
even if I learned how
to tie things up.
Now in my sixth decade,
I step the old faulty way,
putting holes in everything
except the shoes,



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