Oct. 29, 2015

Love affair with paint

Oh Red
Where are you
Shifting n changing
Are you really red
Or are you synopia
Crimson or brick

Oh Yellow
Where are you
Shifting n changing
Are you really yellow
Or are you cadmium
Honey or gold

Oh Blue
Where are you
Shifting n changing
Are you really blue
Or are you ultramarine
Cobalt or dark

Oh Orange
Where are you
Shifting n changing
Are you really orange
Or are you persimmon
Pumpkin or peach

Oh Green
Where are you
Shifting n changing
Are you really green
Or are you juniper
Forest or moss

Oh Purple
Where are you
Shifting n changing
Are you really purple
Or are you mulberry
Eggplant or plum

Oh Brown
Where are you
Shifting n changing
Are you really brown
Or are you hickory
Walnut or wood

Oh Black
Where are you
Shifting n changing
Are you really black
Or are you obsidian
Onyx or soot

Oh White
Where are you
Shifting n changing
Are you really white
Or are you ivory
Eggshell or cream

Oh Colors
Shades n Tints
I try to paint
The best version of you
But I can only paint
The best version of me

© Rossana Reis, 2015