Runners, trainers, grass stained, thick-soled, air cushions, reek of stale sweat, cheesy, scuffed, ripped webbing, too small, seemed incongruously large and cumbersome at the end of his long thin legs, new, fashion-victim, lace-ups, fraying laces, laces almost too short to tie, tripping over his long laces, laces untied.

By angela, March 6, 2012.