top of page

Shoes in the Charity Shop

I was walking past the local charity shop

And then something made me stop.

There in the window display, I saw

the most beautiful shoes I had ever seen in a charity shop.

I thought of going inside and asking about them

What size are they? I wondered

I hope they’re a size five, my size, and a wide fit.

It was then that I saw him, Keanu Reeves, in Partick of all places.

He looked as good in real life as on the screen in the Matrix.

My legs felt more than a bit wobbly, as he walked towards me.

He smiled and asked if I knew how to get to the Record Factory.

I couldn’t speak for drooling, but I eventually managed to mumble something about showing him where it was.

So, what do you talk about, when you’re walking along the road with a Hollywood star?

Here we go; I asked why he was going to the Record Factory on a Saturday afternoon.

He had decided to do a unpublicised mini tour with his grunge band

Glasgow was his first gig, and he had got off at the wrong underground station.

Well, I couldn’t believe my luck. Keanu Reeves in my own back yard!

Wow, awesome!

As a way of thanking me, the lovely Keanu gave me some complimentary tickets for the gig.

Once I had recovered from the hug and thanks from Mr Gorgeous,

I ran back to the charity shop to try on those beautiful shoes.

They’ll look amazing with my new dress the one in stunning rouge.

I think I’ll wear them tonight. I might get lucky, you never know.

Even if I don’t I’ll still enjoy the show.


2 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Passing acquaintances

They moved in ten years ago, seems like yesterday. Two children later, one dog less, they’re moving on to pastures new. Urban living doesn’t meet the need to park three cars together. We should know,

The kindness of strangers

The here and now is what really matters, I hear you say. Live for the moment, soak it all up.I mean, you might die tomorrow, never wake up You strut as you walk, not paying heed to the man begging for

Melancholy blues

That heavy head feeling you get, compounded by the despair and gloominess that crept in. Silent, invisible, yet palpable Post-bacterial blues, long after the sore throat has gone away. It just sort of

Comments


Post: Blog2_Post
bottom of page