In Color There Is Life

Word count: 331

Warning: While some descriptions aren’t meant to represent sadness, depression, etc., they may trigger emotions such as those.

Sweet, lovely lavender

Smoother than silk

Flows slowly as its presence sparks pleasant curiosity

Deliciously tart, yet so sinfully sweet


One of few strings of rope that holds the rocky bridge between us


A smoke so potent, so sweet

So wispy it slips effortlessly through your fingertips

Swirls of darkness move so fast

Yet stand still all the same

A bitterness that’s too much so,

You start to choke only for the small,

Subtle sweetness to suddenly seep through

A truly contradicting feeling

Intimidating, yet comforting

I’ve found both fear and consolation in the darkness


Sweeter than roses,

Softer than cotton

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Word count: 132

Warning: slight sadness.


These hands of yours

Have made me

Feel safe even

On the darkest of nights

Your hands have taught

Me every recipe you know

They’ve comforted me,

Fixed my hair,

Wiped my tears

They held mine tightly

As we lost one of the

Most important men in our lives

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