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  The Colors of My World
by Charles B. Neff
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.

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A few years ago, the group, Chicago, sang the beautifil "Color MY World", which ended with "color my world with hope of loving you."
Sometimes your hopes are fulfilled. Mine have been.
After recent cataract surgery, the world looked brighter. As I thought about the real reason I sensed new colors eveywhere, this poem emerged.


 

     The Colors of My World
 
 Are you the arching rainbow,
Captured for a fleeting moment
In the prism of tiny droplets?
Or are you the prism
That creates the refraction
And makes the colors dance?
There are no answers, I know,
In such remote reflection,
But of one thing I am sure.
I need not search for rainbows:
My life shines light and bright
Because of the colors within you.
 
Charles B. Neff
May 11, 2012

 


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Reviewed by Shirley Houston 5/21/2012
Lovely penning!
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 5/13/2012
What a beautiful celebration of color, and of love!
I see your inspiration is everywhere. And you show us in such a gentle way to also open our own eyes.
Christine
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 5/12/2012
A cheerful personification. Enjoyed.

Ron
Reviewed by Donna Chandler 5/11/2012
A beautiful way to say 'I love you' to that special someone in your life.

Donna
Reviewed by John Flanagan 5/11/2012
those last three lines, Charlie, are
marvelous - positive and uplifting as
indeed is the whole poem;
i'm glad to hear your sight is brighter - well done!

stay strong and healthy

john
Reviewed by Felix Perry 5/11/2012
Your words also flow with the colour of contentment....well done.
fee
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