fallen arch


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fallen arch

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(Medicine) collapse of the arch formed by the instep of the foot, resulting in flat feet
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Noun1.fallen arch - an instep flattened so the entire sole rests on the ground
instep - the arch of the foot
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Each step taken, each phrase, every snapped string, fallen arch & kiss on a forgotten street in Verona or Paris transported us back--back to hidden paths, abandoned eaves & haylofts where a half century of starlings roosted, back to when we were lost in our dream-headed, separate eternities, searching till all the pieces fit together, till my sky is no bluer than your sky.
When rangers examined the fallen arch, they found footprints nearby, and piles of trash and beer bottles.