Invisible No More

my love affair with words

Clown Shoes

on February 7, 2015

These clown shoes

 keep tripping me

Can I take them off now?

I can’t stand to be

 so clumsy

These clown shoes

keep tripping

me

Let me take them

off

I’m sick of

being your

stooge

I’m sick of

these shoes

too big for me to

ever fill

Let me take them

off

I can’t

 stand

tripping like

 this

 .

.

                                      10-26-95

                                          ©Patti Keno

 

 

 

 

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3 responses to “Clown Shoes

  1. nice, poignant, imagery

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Wonderful use of imagery here, I sense real frustration in this poem!

    Liked by 1 person

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