Purple Laces

On a journey full of nameless faces

I saw a man with purple laces;

His dark brown brogues, those classic shoes,

Were customised with violet hues.

It’s strange, I thought, how this display

Has roused a smile this tiresome day,

For commuting dull and work still duller

How fun to add a splash of colour;

Amidst the greys of city strife

We all should brighten up our life,

And those of others ‘round us too,

To bring some cheer when feeling blue.

So with these thoughts within my brain

I paused to catch my homeward train,

And on we travelled to different places:

Me, and the guy with purple laces.


Emma H, age 26, 01/06/2017

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