Heel then toe.
Muffled footfalls, slow
To sound, die within the wet wood.
Dying tread –
Muffled sound, then dead
Stop. Heart not beating as it should.
Heel, toe - still suffice
To prompt the muffled heart to beat.
To each heel
Bloodsap. Let them feel
Each muffled slap the toes complete.
If you have any comments on this poem, Seth Braver would
be pleased to hear from you.