Episode 1: Before Buying Pork Chops

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

A pair of shoes provide a glimpse of youth.

BEFORE BUYING PORK CHOPS

The girl in her red, wedge-heeled shoes
(Her slim ankles!)
Confidently opens her
Car door as
I (feeling suddenly old) pass by
On my way to the market’s door.
When I was a girl
I would have looked so good
In those shoes.


Submitted: May 22, 2008

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