CORNFLOWER

This morning, as I do most mornings,
I took my paints and painted the sky blue.
Today for some reason, I opted for Cornflower,
it seemed to fit my mood and the neighbors cat,
after considering it for a few moments
seemed to agree with my choice, though she
suggested tomorrow might be better served
by either Carolina Blue or Iceberg, but
if I don’t sleep all that well tonight,
I suspect I will just go with Cool Gray.
The Cardinal says anything darker than
Dark Pastel blues is unacceptable since
it takes away from his beauty, but that vanity
aside, it takes too long to sweep aside
the clouds to do the second coat
the brighter blues all demand.

3 thoughts on “CORNFLOWER

  1. Arpita N Robert Brown

    Brilliant

    Sent from my iPhone

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  2. It’s comforting to know there is someone taking such care to decide these colors for us; having always thought it was, well, random.

  3. good grief – there’s always opinions, everywhere you look

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