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      With apologies to Carl Sandburg*

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Love wears no shoes.

It uncoils barefoot

in the sand

and wiggles

like a slinky

between bare souls

playing in the waves

as it arcs

from skin to skin

across the shore.

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(c)  1995, 2018  Betty Hayes Albright

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*Carl Sandburg wrote a poem with this same title, which has the following line:

“There is a pair of shoes love wears and the coming is a mystery.” 

(I beg to disagree. 🙂 )

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(a re-post, revised)

 

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With apologies to Carl Sandburg *

.

Love wears no shoes.

It uncoils

in a spiral

that plays

like a slinky

between

our distant hands

arcing in deep waves

across time.

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(c)  1995,  2012  Betty Hayes Albright

* Carl Sandburg wrote a poem with this same title, which has this line in it:

“There is a pair of shoes love wears and the coming
is a mystery.”   (I had to disagree! 🙂 )

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