Fifteen and dreaming
of farthermost horizons
she bought acrylics
and scattered her Doc Martens
with a thousand tumbling stars

Boldly did she stride
into school on a Monday –
a living canvas
adorned in her own cosmos –
and was straightaway sent home

From Flickr cc by Billie Grace Ward


8 thoughts on “Boots

  1. Great stuff Caroline. I used to be a secondary teacher and always hated conformity rules and regulations and I would have been impressed with your creative take on school uniform

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