April is Poetry Month

Sunday, April 18, 2021 - 8:00am to 8:00pm

Ode to My Shoes

BY FRANCISCO X. ALARCÓN


my shoes
rest
all night
under my bed

tired
they stretch
and loosen
their laces

wide open
they fall asleep
and dream
of walking

they revisit
the places
they went to
during the day

and wake up
cheerful
relaxed
so soft