ON OLD ROADS
Oh pity the ankles on the rock and rumbling cobbles
The horse, the cart, and drawn wagons across its rattling ground,
That cannot suppress the push and grind of echoes bound to footsteps.
Poetic form: Korean Sijo 14-16×3, which I first discovered at Peter Frankis‘s superb collection of poetry. Photo by Joakim Honkasalo on Unsplash, and shared with @Experimentsinfc #APoemADay on Twitter © Misky 2021