When I Grow up...Thud, thud, thud, thud, thud!When I Grow up... by rockgem
Tee bar shoes shiny new and somehow still polished upon an after school playground rapid striking of children's feet most heading for the gate one pair deviating from the course choosing instead to run a meandering path along a painted snake, the length of its body bright greens and yellows painted on the ground with the digits one to one hundred in red as it wove its way around the hopscotch painted letters and painted rings.
Giggled chants of 'One two miss a few, ninety-nine one hundred!' shouted out one child delighting in freedom from the school day, coat half falling off shoulders along with a school bag.
The final bell long having rung for the day, that had passed to include a grazed knee and one sock half slid from its proper place to somewhere halfway down a shin. Legs that ran towards another playground painting to spin madly at the centre of a large painted snail round, round, round.. the colours