Her profile shows she is still sporting
those shiny, strapped bright red shoes
which so long ago sent me courting;
which were so oft my romantic muse.
She probably doesn’t now recall
how those hot shoes got my heart going:
So lovely and sultry in the warm fall.
So impractical when it started snowing.
When we for crepes finally met
she sported blue canvas slip-ons.
I wondered: Did she truly forget
the sexy ruby heels of which I was fond?
No. Truthfully, she could just not get that much into
some guy who made such a big deal about her shoes.
See the shoes — the first time