Unshoe You

Unshoe You

Unshoe You 150 150 Kelly Belmonte

Too cutting
for flesh of feet,
the brick and stone
of city streets?
Welcome to the streams
of dewy banks
and rippled wet
Just waiting to be walked on!
Come where it is safe
for your sole—
Life will unshoe you.

Too easy
for servant shoes,
the walk-away
from soiled hues.
Welcome to the streets
of littered men
and scattered glass
just waiting to be walked on.
Come, it is safe
for your soul—
Love will unshoe you.

Kelly Belmonte

Kelly Belmonte is a poet, blogger, and management consultant with expertise in nonprofit organizational development and youth mentoring. Kelly blogs from her site allninemuses.wordpress.com on poetry, writing, and creativity. Her poetry has been published in "Atlas Poetica" and "Relief Journal: A Christian Literary Expression." Kelly’s two chapbooks of poetry, "Three Ways of Searching" and "Spare Buttons," are available through Finishing Line Press.

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