Treasure Island

Susan Drozda Cooper

(64 yrs. old / Missouri)

Dark Purple


Under a blanket of dark purple
I do my best work.
Blue doesn’t do and Red goes
To my head.
Yellow’s too mellow and Black
just makes me dead.
Underneath my blanket, of mixed
Blue and Red sublime….
Is Purple, saintly Purple, I call
that color mine! ! !

Submitted: Thursday, August 24, 2006
Edited: Friday, August 27, 2010

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  • Tailor Bell (8/31/2006 4:13:00 PM)

    great visuals and color. my little niece says 'poiple' (hee hee) . nice work, Susie.
    -Tailor (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Neville (8/24/2006 11:13:00 AM)

    ahhh purple my favourite colour, amethysts and velvet. its a royal colour you know, all the regal people used to don it. now i envisage you writing with a purple blanket over your head: D

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