My Toes – Karen O’Leary

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Tuck into
the lush grass
of spring

challenge the hot
tar of summer–
bare & free

resisting fall,
the achy joints
still travel on

winter frostbite
–tucking into
soft slippers

my toes…
carry me

About the contributor: Karen O’Leary is a writer and editor from West Fargo, ND. She has published poetry, short stories, and articles in a variety of venues including, Frogpond, A Hundred Gourds, bear creek haiku, Shemom, Creative Inspirations and NeverEnding Story. She edited an international online journal called Whispers for 5 ½ years. She enjoys sharing the gift of words.

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