Colour my World

Colour my world with deep pinks in the morning

Shades that subdue what may be a snow warning

Through rose-coloured glasses though which do I see

November’s first snow-fall on the branches of each tree

Colour my world with clouds of cerise

Endulge in the wonder, ever-changing will cease

From amaranth to violet from folly to carmine

The clouds dance together in rhythm and time

Colour my world –  that I look and may find

This glorious palatte – though I may be blind

Paint me my story – use magenta and mauve

For the oranges I harvested as a child in our grove –

Colour my world with fandango and crimson

Breathe life back to me to enjoy a full season

With children, grand-children, and those yet to be

A house full of laughter and full of family

Colour my world with deep pinks in the morn

A gift You have given since the day I was born

My portrait’s not ready – the artist yet paints

For my future unfolds – and my destiny awaits.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About inmycorner

This blog began as an opportunity to tell my Dad's stories. I sat with him and the computer and together we told stories. It was a wonderful way to get to know Dad. He was 9. He and Mom had a wonderful life together and since she passed away a year and a half before him - Dad was ready to join her. I no longer tell his stories but have found stories of my own. The impetus to resume this blog was the discovery that I had stage 4 ovarian cancer. Since blogging had been so therapeutic for my dad and I to get through our grief, I felt maybe this would be a good outlet to process my situation. I also hoped it may serve as an outreach to anyone else who is facing this very ominous journey. So far, so good.
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6 Responses to Colour my World

  1. pixieannie says:

    Stacey, this danced before my eyes. What beautiful imagery you paint in those words. Those last two lines……perfection. If that’s the view from your window, I am so envious as here in the East of Englandshire, it’s piddling down.

    • inmycorner says:

      Thanks so much, Annie. It IS my view. I AM so blessed – and not sure if I’d rather a little piddle right now – grin. This was actually written for my mother-in-law who is now a week into a hospital stay. she lives with us. Can’t figure out what’s wrong with her – thought it may cheer her up?
      (I’ll have to re-read those last two lines to remember what I said! grin)

  2. pepe says:

    i must say that your front cover picture is so serene and pretty..envy you for that..!!

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