Colours published in WordCity Monthly

October 6, 2020 In Praise of Colour published in WordCity Monthly Issue #2

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red, blood flowing through veins
menses from the womb
creamy, the vernix of a baby’s birth

​colourless, the liquid salt from our eyes
be they brown or blue
green or grey, hazel

​amber, topaz, ruby
sapphire, lapis, jade
amethyst ...