tackling homelessness & poverty in the Humber region

Poem: Feet.


Your feet, they pass;
some slow, most fast,
in rain, they splash,
in sun, they dash.

I’m here, a face;
this doorway, a space,
a residence, my place.
Your legs, blurred haste.

You have the world
at your feet.
But me,
I’m beneath.

© 2016 Louise Beech.

Author of How to be Brave (2015) The Mountain in my Shoe (2016) and Maria in the Moon (2017).

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