The study of the feet is a curious enterprise. 

Functional, essential bodily parts requiring attention, care,

But not special care unless a disease or fetish is present. 


Podiatry is the medical study of foot care

For those less fortunate than the children

Whose feet are perfect, unspoiled, and ticklish

The babies in particular have virgin feet, unsullied by steps, walking.


Then there are those who massage feet.

Either generically to relieve aches, tiredness,

Or purposefully, as a caress, as a tantalizing reflex to the groin

There are ways to touch the feet such that the recipient relaxes, then heats up.


The very selection and removal of footwear has meaning

For two in the dance of seduction

Of course, we can approach it non-libidinally and take a course.

Reflexology is the study of bodily reflexes as triggered by the touching of the feet. Every bodily part has a 

corresponding area on the feet. If stimulated in this area, the bodily part will respond.

It is also very relaxing when using a certain touch.


Touch me and see how I respond.

In turn, I will caress you and begin with your lips and end with the toes. 

I find foot massage and reflexology highly erotic and satisfying. 


I will soften you and melt you down

You will resist no more as I make our bed a sought-after meal. 

I will touch you everywhere you desire and in every way that you do

And be unafraid, sailing on the sea of your pleasure.

Rejoicing in the evidence of it and the quiet aftermath.


The trouble is the appetite for these things–like exquisite chocolate-doubles and quadruples-

And never can be sated but temporarily.

Such is the misery of distance, of love, of aching familiarity. 


For we long for the whole person

Of which the feet are only part.

Let me dig into your soles–

That part where the heart is—

And let me capture both, my sweetheart. 


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