Plum perfect: as in

The royal sunrise tickled me awake

With lavender laughter.

I slid down the bannister

In my favorite periwinkle PJs,

Inhaled the lilacs,

Then toasted the day

with blueberries,

as tart and bright as an amethyst,

intoxicated with violet hues.

 

Lane M. Arnold

© 2013

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