New Shoes

The day before Kobe and GiGi died, Vanessa Bryant posted a picture of her new Louboutin shoes.

She laughed as her daughter Bianka tried to walk in them.

As I scrolled through her page I saw many posts about designer shoes.

I too have posted pictures in designer shoes.

I can’t even look at those pictures anymore- much less wear those shoes ever again.

Those shoes are a reminder of the naivety that existed in the before.

I want it back- the naivety - the before.

I wish I could wear those shoes again.

The shoes that were designed for me.

After the unspeakable happened there are no more posts about designer shoes or a plush lifestyle because loss strips it all away.

No amount of mone