Velvet Shoes

Let us walk in the white snow

In a soundless space;

with footsteps quiet and slow,

at a tranquil pace,

under veils of white lace.


from “Velvet Shoes” by Eleanor Wylie


“To read a poem in January is as lovely as to go for a walk in June.”

Jean-Paul Sartre


About grannysu

storyteller, writer, poet, gardener, countrywoman
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3 Responses to Velvet Shoes

  1. Elizabeth K says:

    I so loved this that I went searching for the rest of it. Thank you so much for introducing me to it.

  2. grannysu says:

    Elizabeth, I stumbled on this one in an anthology last night and was stunned by its beauty. I am glad you enjoyed it too.

  3. beth says:

    Me too — and I love the Sartre quotation!

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