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A Walk In My Shoes
by Victoria T Zicafoose
Thursday, November 13, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Live my life for one day... in my shoes before you judge me.

Walk in my shoes


Walk in my shoes just one step,

you will feel my pain and how

I have silently wept.


Walk in my shoes just one foot,

you will feel how I struggle every day

to stay strong and be tough as wood.


Walk in my shoes, just one yard,

you will feel my heart ache and

be able to empathize how some

days are truly hard.


Walk in my shoes, just one mile,

you will feel the frustration I feel in

 having to keep a phony smile.


Walk in my shoes for a day,

you will suffer the pain I feel,

when the judgment you subtly pass

is so obvious to me.


Walk in my shoes for a week,

you will then come to realize

how much respect you really have for me.


No need to walk any further,

for you are able to step out of my shoes.

You will now know all the struggles

it takes to survive and all

the stress that is juggled.



Before you judge me, just try a walk

in my shoes,

even if it is for a moment.

For you will never know when you will

be wearing the same shoes too.


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Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 11/14/2008
As the old saying goes, never judge someone until you've walked in their shoes....I love this one Victoria...hope to read more of your work...Holly
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 11/14/2008
Spot on perfection, Victoria. Well done. You never know ...

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.

Welcome to Author's Den, you're among friends.

I knew a Zickafoos in Ohio ... not exactly a common name. :)
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 11/14/2008
Great write, Victoria; well done! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D

A piece I can most certainly identify with! Yes, ma'am!! :)
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 11/13/2008
Wow, almost a proverb style of lessons learned by judging other much too soon. "A Walk in My Shoes" is a most excellent piece....

Be always safe,

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