Poem No. 48 Footfall I

Just completed, ink not yet dry, today’s poem ‘Footfall’ accompanies last week’s photo blog, My Daily Snap, on the same theme. Enjoy.

Footfall

Light of touch,
Press
Softly, not too much,
Less
Nature’s bed
Be beyond repair,
Your leaden
Footfall,
Permanently recorded there

Tread gently on,
And upon
This aged land,
Leave only thoughts
No careless hand,
So all here remains
To be,
Another’s cherished memory

26/10/13

Copyright Nick Ritchie 2013

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