Julia Griffin: Start Right

The sky is clear, the trees are green;
His steps keep pace with hers
Along the yellow road between
Converging lines of firs.

They may be three or four years old.
Their caps are red and blue;
For years this charming image sold
A brand of children’s shoe.

One way. They trundle, arms conjoint,
With half an Eden each,
Towards that final focal point
They will not have to reach.

Two children walking on yellow road between green firss on old Start-Rite poster 'Children's shoes have far to go'.