Yellow painted toe nails
Yellow painted toe nails do not sit well on a canvas of pale feet. The creamy white skin bleeding into the polish so that an unnatural fungal appearance prevails–reminding the owner that their feet are no longer where they once were; tanned, the shiny polished nails tucked into the sand innocently peaking out into the sunlight–giggling and well used. The way a pair of feet should be. Not now. Now they’re cold, cracking, haphazardly folded into wool socks, sweating in loafers all day– tapping along side a desk.
Robert J. Lawhead 32
Published on Jun 5, 2012
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