Shades of Blue

DON’T STEP ON MY BLUE…FLOWERS!

Wendy L. Macdonald

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Shades of Blue

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Her denim eyes well up with tears

mirroring the melancholy sky within

blueberry bruises and scarlet wounds ache

not visible outside – but hidden

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A heart bleeds smalt notes – a dirge

Joy jaded in her younger life

Betrayal and terror on slate pages

Regret for having been his wife

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How true his cyan eyes had seemed

once upon a time…

when opalescent bells rung midst cast rice

all, back then, appeared fine

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But even serene and sapphire seas

can churn and turn on a dime

burying the strongest Titanic – complete

under glacial and mercurial waves of time

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Blue days follow blue nights

Dark shades of moods swirl around

spilling onto pages once azure

until a new book is bound

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Topaz ink with cursive letters flow

joining others to form words of hope

 Love’s Author answers plaintiff prayers

mapping a new road on which…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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