What Feet Know (with recording)

feet

What Feet Know

The earth and its subterfuge.
Gravity and the points between here and there.

And sometimes the rasp of grainy mud
clenched between toes,
or a rock under the arch,
an explanation too pointed
for display on a page,
too hard, too much for flesh to bear.

No constellations foment underground.
Nothing there orbits a companion.

No light but for that darkness the heel scrapes away.

“What Feet Know” was featured on Postcard Poems and Prose Magazine in December 2016, and is included in my  chapbook, From Every Moment a Second, available Available at Amazon.Com and Here.

 

13 thoughts on “What Feet Know (with recording)

  1. Great. I especially like,
    “an explanation too pointed
for display on a page,”
    Maybe you were talking about a harsh reality, but I read it more of something with such precision, as in God speaking directly to you, not anyone else, that it becomes a perfect secret to live by.

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