Stories tagged “feet”

  • Time

    Time went so fast when I was outside, but inside time stands still. I sit, my elbows on my knees staring at the floor. My denim trousers, cuffs ragged, brush the tops of my feet. Funny, I used to hate clipping my toenails, now I look forward to that ti...

  • A Most Horrible Adventure! by Footigan R. Foote (Mature)

    Dashes and frumpets! How long must I be made to lever upwards, balanced so precariously, only to press down upon the broken glass below, like waves upon the rocks of the beach! I am a foot of most class, most poise and dignity! Not some fool to be jeer...

    • Author: Keith
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Foot Binding

    I looked at her with strained eyes as she molded my feet into the perfectly bound structure. Her mother love was strong, and she never gave into my pleads or yelps. My older cousins whispered words of comfort as I whimpered in pain. Their feet had come...

  • The second Foot Binding

    Mother looked at me with her “serious” eyes. “Orchid, you are marrying out in five days. This is the last footbinding you will see in this house. Watch with careful eyes. Move as I move. Your future daughters will need the same attent...

  • Mother Love

    Jade’s pale face looked even paler as I bound her tiny feet. I held her ankles tightly just as my mother had done to me and my sisters. “Do not move,” I cautioned my daughter. She was my only daughter, and I loved her for that. All o...

  • Listen to Your Feet

    There is no sound other than the far away drone of late night traffic and the rhythm of my own body. My footfalls set an easy but fast pace for my breath to follow. With each padded step, I grow farther and farther away from this world. I run barefoot ...

  • Here In My Hands

    I have your feet They are so fun I have your feet I make them run I have your feet Here in my hands I have your feet My little man. I have your hands They are so small I have your hands They hold a ball I have your hands Here in my hands I have your ha...