Under Your Feet

Under my sky is under your feetfootprints
Six foot under just out of my reach
Once in a while falls through a cat’s turd
You see it is food for our fat birds

© 2011 Michael Yost
One Shoot Sunday 01/30/2011
With  Iquanyin Moon, Photographer

http://onestoppoetry.com/

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18 responses to “Under Your Feet

  1. Ha! 2 reactions I had…. First, very nice flow in the beginning. Second, ewww… a giant litter box. lol Extremely creative, Michael. Cheers

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  2. Interesting poem…where did the cat turds come from!? Is this the universe telling me its time to change the litter?

    This piece leaves me a bit disoriented…reminds me of a dream Carl Jung had as a boy…he wrote about it in “Myths,Symbols,and Dreams”…such disorientation usually triggers something remarkable later…i hope.

    Nice shot!
    Annie

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  3. this is indeed a very unexpected take on the prompt – but a damn creative one!
    i like the start a lot – under my skin is under your feet – really good michael

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  4. ha. great rhyme…and killer opening line…guffawed at the use of turd…

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  5. We have four cats….maybe I should gently place some of them on said litter box…just kidding.

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  6. O though the same; great flow then eeeeww cat poo, really? Ha!

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  7. Great rhythm…I found it quite comical too!

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  8. Enjoyed the comical aspect, thrown in just to throw one… nice touch.

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  9. Okay … and that’s my big laugh for tonight. Glad I’m not in charge of changing the litter.

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