Thursday, May 1, 2014

Ranu in her Sandals--By Ranu Uniyal--India

Ranu in her Sandals

I prefer my sandals without any heels
For me there is no signing of deals
Tripping and Falling I cannot afford
O my feet! look at them - they are so bored
Walk and run I do it all in sandals
High heels and boots are stacked in bundles.
Come and pick them if you need
My feet long for a different breed...

Editor’s Note--Inspired by “Ode to the Unwalkables” By Jack Horne, Sandra Stefanowich and Carolyn Devonshire--Published at Whispers 4/4/2014

Ranu Uniyal lives in Lucknow, India. Poetry keeps her going and is as much a part of her life as her love for humanity. She is a Professor of English at Lucknow University. She has two books of poems: Across the Divide and December Poems to her credit.

19 comments:

  1. Dear Ranu,
    Once you find a comfortable pair of shoes, all of the ones you purchased just for fashion are laid to rest in a shoe graveyard. LOL I love your poem! Thank you for sharing it with us.

    Love,
    Carolyn

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  2. Ranu,
    A big welcome! Love your humor
    Mary

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  3. Thank you, Robert Dufresne, for the following comment--

    Our poor feet, Ranu! They certainly deserve more attention
    and they are getting it in your cute poem.
    Thank you for sharing.

    Bob D

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  4. Cute one, Ranu! A fun and playful response to Jack's, Sandra's and Carolyns "shoe business". Love your sense of humor! Sheri / www.poetryandbeyond.net

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  5. Short and simple. Very beautifully written!

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  6. Oh my dear I am so overwhelmed by your lovely response. This was just a playful response to Jack, Sandra and Carolyn's beautiful collaborative poem. Thanks Karen, Carolyn, Bob, Archana, Sheri and Mary.

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  7. Admire your Sandals Ma'am, Heels are over rated
    Walking in them must be such a Pain
    Your verse is sharp, keen, unabated
    please keep them coming again and again

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  8. Thank you dear Asheesh for your warm words. God bless you.
    ranu

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  9. Ranu, I absolutely loved your humorous poem. What a joy to read and remember why I do not buy shoes very often. For me bare feet or sandals are the most comfortable. One would think I was a Tennessee 'Hill Billy' like my kin folk. However I am just an Arizona Desert Rat that learned to enjoy the feel of the warm sand in my toes. Thank you for sharing your wonderful talent.
    Love. Charlene

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  10. Dear Charlene , thank you for your encouraging take on feet and sandals and the feel of sand. I fell like running to the Desert. love
    ranu

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  11. Ranu, such a delightful poem, a pleasure to read. Thank you so much for sharing your gifted words. Wishing you a beautiful day. Leokadia

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  12. Thank you, Jack Horne, for the following comment--

    had a chuckle at this fun write

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  13. Thank you Leokadia, Jack and Raj Gaurav.
    ranu

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  14. Nice one, Ranu. Nicely expressed, fun and a very good read. Continued blessings!

    -Maurice J. Reynolds, Owner / Editor
    TGBTG! Publications / Creative Inspirations
    www.tgbtgpublictins.com

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  15. Hi Ranu, Our poor feet take such abuse, it's nice to pamper them & wear proper sandals or shoes. Personally, I love to go barefoot, weather permitting that is. I enjoyed your poem. It made me chuckle! Thanks for sharing....Chris~

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  16. Dear Ranu,

    Loved the take you took on your pair of shoes, Ranu! A witty read I enjoyed reading thank you for sharing it with us.

    Sandra Stefanowich

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  17. Dear Christine and Sandra, thank you for your warm appreciation.
    God bless you.
    ranu

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