Midnight strikes as Kate and I hurry down the poorly lit
streets of Achromatia, dressed in black so we're not seen.
It's so dark outside, I don't know why we bother.
We reach our destination, the town hall, and crouch down,
hearts pounding. 'Do you think anyone saw us?' Kate asks. I
shake my head. Kate gets out the tin and lifts the lid,
revealing smooth paint in brilliant blue. My eyes widen.
Colour was banned twenty years ago and we're graffitiing
buildings to bring it back. I take my paintbrush out of my
pocket, shaking, and begin to paint...
by Sophie Davies (15)
Hampton College, Peterborough
Competition - Welcome to Wonderland
Copyright remains with the author.