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Because Boots

10.14.14 Posted in today's words by

AJ Huffman’s most recent poem to appear here was The Road to Cemetery Road (June 2013).

Because Boots
By AJ Huffman

are made for walkin’ (according to Nancy
Sinatra), I stockpile them. In case I lose
my job and my car gets repossessed. At least
that’s this week’s justification.

Last week I forced myself to buy several pair
of heeled variety, because, as women, we tend
to shrink with age, and I have
always enjoyed my five-foot-eight status.

Maybe next week, I will get the furry ones. After
all it is almost December, and I heard it did snow
in Florida. Once.


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