Shawn L. Bird

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poem- new boots November 14, 2015

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 8:37 pm
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New winter boots

ready to brave the storms

fake dead animal rising from their depths

a warning to wandering acrylics or polymids

the woods are not safe for the likes of you,

when it’s new boot hunting season.




My new Sorel boots- found in the 50% off rack.  (Probably because of the fake fur tops?)  My last Sorels I purchased in 1986, but when DH painted the front door in the garage this summer, he re-coloured them for me into ‘red-pink spray’.  Time for an update, I think.  The old ones don’t owe me anything!  I confess, I am contemplating taking the poodle clippers to the overgrowth, though…


11 Responses to “poem- new boots”

  1. Use the “overgrowth” to stuff some hand-made gloves, methinks.

  2. wwwpalfitness Says:

    Nice boots 🙂

  3. wwwpalfitness Says:

    Yea and it was scary:)

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