I am walking home barefoot
Misplaced my shoes in the department store
Took them off to feel the white shag between my toes
Looked back and they were gone
The wind blows my hair
A man with a briefcase squints at my feet
Where are my shoes??
Where is my shame?
Who have I become?
I pause – feel the wind, the warmth of the pavement beneath my feet. Then,
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