Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Tour About Read What's New Help Join Faith
Writers
Forum
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  

Get Our Daily Devotional             Win A Publishing Package             Detailed Navigation

The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!
The Official Writing Challenge

BACK TO
CHALLENGE
MAIN

INSTRUCTIONS

how it works
submission rules
guidelines for
choosing a level

ENTRIES

submit your entry
read current entries
read past entries
challenge winners



Our Daily Devotional HERE
Place it on your site or
receive it daily by email.





TRUST JESUS TODAY

TRY THE TEST



Share
how it works   Submit

Previous Challenge Entry (Level 3 – Advanced)
Topic: Blue (10/08/09)

TITLE: Growing Bored With Blue
By nicole wian
10/13/09


 LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE
 SEND A PRIVATE COMMENT
 ADD TO MY FAVORITES

Blue: my favorite color.
Did you know?
And created in reflection
makes the white of snow

And too the edge of fire.
Its a tricky hue,
but still, I'm growing
bored with blue.

The color of sea and sky
in denotative meaning
but from its connotation
I do my gleaning.

Violets are blue,
which never made sense.
And, too, the morning glories
growing along my fence.

True blue
means loyal
but purple
robes the royal.

I'd take blue blooded
nobility
but fear I'm more the jester
acting in absurdity.

And these blue veins
traveling with purpose under skin
lose all drive
without Your force let in.

Because in the depth of the ocean
and the expanse of sky,
I drown in the billows
and fall when I fly.

On the prismatic chart,
we're just one step from violet
but everything halted
when corn and flower met.

We won't begin to mention
the marriage of aqua and marine,
the lusty impropriety
of their created sheen.

No, we'll talk about
how I'm stuck in indigo,
how with all these shades,
I've still got nothing to show.

I don't want Tyrian imperial.
I'd settle for lavender.
Just fish me out
of this water colored blur.

Blue, more than all,
represents gloom
and finally, I'm asking
for much needed room.

Because blue, too,
is the understated word
for all the sadness
which I've endured.

Navy and cadet,
baby and powder.
How about red?
It screams so much louder.

And blue is for boys
but I'm a woman-your bride.
And I have a secret
which I desperately need to confide.

I stand her in waiting,
with nothing borrowed, nothing new.
I have nothing old,
only blue.

So would you go back to the pallet,
mix, maybe, yellow with blue,
come back with a color
to represent new?

Fresh leaves or the grass,
simpler indeed,
they represent beginning
and you can always weed.

The sky and the sea
are strokes never ending
but I can draw one leaf or one blade
leaving nothing pending.

Your sunshine yellow
with my blue madness
can create a turtle green
that moves slowly toward gladness.


The opinions expressed by authors may not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
Accept Jesus as Your Lord and Savior Right Now - CLICK HERE
JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and Spread the Gospel.


This article has been read 252 times
Member Comments
Member Date
Beth LaBuff 10/19/09
I enjoyed this color spectrum of blue! ...and I had to smile at this, "We won't begin to mention -- the marriage of aqua and marine, -- the lusty impropriety -- of their created sheen." :)