Palette

Pink,
for when a smile is painted
Gray,
for when the smile fades

Red,
for love unrequited;
seeping from thirsty dried-up veins

Blue,
for cover of shelter provided
while rain pours viciously outside

Colors of darkness,
show your palette;
hues life would never dare to hide.

Emily C. Poésie © 2018

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