she looks up at the pink clouds, dreaming about what heaven looks like--
golden gates and pearly steps leading to paradise. it breaks her heart to look around
at the world she's been given, all the violence and hate staining the hems red
seeping the seams of the earth in a deep magenta. it's much nicer in her head, where
the world is bathed in a light orange hue, full of flowers and life, dreams that refused to
come true anywhere else. she breathes it in and laughs, but still
reality tugs on her conscience, and she forgets to forget, tears splashing at her feet
staining the lemon-yellow happiness with a melancholic aftertaste
and the vibrant world dims. the grass fades to a sickly green, the sky turned the color of bleach
seeping life and light from her imagination as she looks around and sees
everything that can't be fixed. she hangs out of her window late at night, trying to see
the starlight, but the dark blues that hang around her eyes clouds her view.
she struggles to keep her head above the water, as the waves crash ever louder.
but there is beauty hidden in the world, a pale lilac that lingers just
out of sight. she can still find it, and with every moment, her hope spreads its wings,
taking flight in her restless heart. violets and amethysts crowd her vision,
filling her chest with a joy that cannot be matched. she sheds the darkness-
it has no hold on her. magenta mixes with indigo, spilling purples across the ground.
she spread her arms and throws back her head, laughing in the orchids surrounding her
she inhales and exhales the light, she is the light, and the light is lavender.
pure innocence inside her and around her, she becomes
hey! i finished all of my schoolwork, so i decided to have some fun! :) this poem was based on color--especially lavender and purples of all shades. i really hope you liked this! let me know your thoughts! :)