Leopard Boot

Watercolor (gouache), markers, and typewriter on watercolor paper



"Don't get your boots in a knot," I said.

I bit my tongue hard, but it was too late. As usual, she only heard the part she wanted to heat. It was odd how inflexible she could be, considering.

She cleaned the blood from my tongue. This was a woman of many talents. I hoped I'd be strong enough to tame her.




ShoeStories™ by Claudia Lynch