Happy Halloween.

November 1, 2014 § 7 Comments

The Spare Pair of Feet

 

I keep them in the closet

my spare pare of feet

side by side among my shoes

together nice and neat.

***

If an accident should happen

if I should lose a toe

I have ten more to choose from

all waiting in a row.

***

And if I ever need an eye

an earlobe or a heart

a tonsil or an eyelash

or any other part—

I keep a good supply on hand

I keep them just in case.

There isn’t any part of me

that I cannot replace.

***

So if I’m ever swallowed whole

or buried in concrete

my friends can build a whole new me—

starting with my feet.

***

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