I Color (Gray)

Updated on December 2, 2017

Ever hear Weather Report play Birdland?

That’s me: as assertive as a skyscraper, as insistent as a bridge.

I’m a clean whistle.

Spider webs on hurricane fences. Art Deco decorating.

Break bubbles against your teeth, jingle the change in your pockets, and there I am, stinging the tip of your tongue, making the insides of your ears itch.

On brisk days I flip up your coat collar and steer you along the avenue, confident as a metronome, ticking ticking─ “This way, please. Quickly! Quickly!”

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        Peggy Woods 2 months ago from Houston, Texas

        I can almost imagine that metronome ticking away the time. “This way, please. Quickly! Quickly!” Time certainly seems to pass quickly these days! That is a great spiderweb photo with the droplets of water.

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        Jill Spencer 4 months ago from United States

        It's an interesting exercise to try, imagining that you're a color. I think you'd enjoy doing it too. Thanks for stopping by! Best, Jill

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        Dora Weithers 4 months ago from The Caribbean

        Stunning imagery! Far removed from dirt farming. Really interesting.