Weekly Photo Challenge: Beneath Your Feet

My Past in a Nutshell

Perchance you walk along a beech-lined avenue in the autumn, tread softly, because you tread on my memories (apologies WB).

Autumn

Autumn Photograph by Sabina Brennan

Beech nuts
Surprise me with precious fragments.
Gifting me with glimpses of
Childhood feet walking
Home from school,
Eyes focused
On the ground
Kicking through crunchy autumn leaves.
Like snow,
Knee deep,
Intent on nature’s fallen bounty
Beneath my feet.
Finding, eating, innocent joy.

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Beneath Your Feet.”

About sabinabrennan

I don't believe that we are any one thing. What and who we are at any moment in time is complex and context dependent. While labels are a useful shorthand that help us to navigate the world, all too often they play into people's prejudices and preconceptions. Here is a list of labels about me that begin with the letter 'p' Psychologist, Parent, Pro-Equality, Pacifist, Photographer, Perfectionist I could just as easily select another letter and make a different list of 'About me' labels. So try not to prejudge its just a list of labels beginning with 'p'
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5 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Beneath Your Feet

  1. I enjoyed both photo and poem, although my feet cringed, imagining accidentally walking on the prickly shells (if barefoot.)

    janet

    Like

  2. claywatkins says:

    great photo and poem. Interesting how our memories are intertwined with images and objects from the past.

    Like

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