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April 29, 2008

Paint Chip Poems

1. Cover up the names
for they sway me;
colour blind. To be happy
in a white room called
man on the moon.
Give me monterey white,
balboa mist.
I want niveous.
Cream froth, sugar cookie.
Butter milk, summer solstice.
Vichysoisse, straw hat;
elephant tusk,
bare
and windswept.

2. Future children’s names:
Audubon Russet
Powell Buff
Livingston Gold
Putnam Ivory
Jackson Tan
Winthrop Peach

3. At eighteen years
I painted my room.
Citrus orange.

One thought on “Paint Chip Poems”

  1. My name is not Scarlett. says:

    This post made me so happy!!! Love it!

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