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Sunday, May 2, 2010

May drabbles - 2

They look at me and all they see is something old, thrown away, and forgotten. A child’s blue shoe. Who cares what tale I’ll tell?

“Something old, something new.” That’s what they say. “Something borrowed, something blue.”

I was new the first time he wore me, the day they met. He climbed a tree – see the scuff-marks; then he fell, and never needed shoes again. She took my partner home and hid it away.

Don’t look at me today. Look at the other shoe now – old, borrowed and blue while the two of them bind lives with love into one.

1 comment:

Alina said...

This is so beautifully sad...very moving xx