Unbecoming Color

In her deepest concentration, 
reds and blues
splashed across her mind.
The only sensation felt
was purple harmony,
smothering out
her burning,
envious thoughts.
Green was not 
becoming on her
she’d been told. 

@ donetta sifford 7-26-2013

Written for the Trifecta Weekend Challenge

14 responses

  1. This is lovely and so poetic. Love the ending!

  2. Purple is my favorite color also. I was going to do the whole post on just that color but couldn't come up with anything I liked. Thank you for stopping by.

  3. Thank you very much.

  4. Thank you for stopping by and I definitely got my voting in. Though it was hard.

  5. Thank you all for your wonderful comments. Much appreciated.

  6. well, yeah . . . purple harmony. 🙂

  7. Purple is my favorite color, so I like that you've related it to harmony (which I also love :))

  8. Jealousy can always benefit from a hefty does of “purple harmony.” Nicely done!

  9. Haha! Yes green can really make you look sick! Enjoyed this! 😀

  10. I like this. I could insert my favorite colors for the others but envy will always be green.


  11. Harmony as purple…It does fit very well. Lovely work.
    Thank you for linking up! Please remember to return for the voting!

  12. This is great.

  13. Does envy look good on anyone? 🙂

    I love comments, too. I hope you come by.

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