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Flying Colors

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Flying Colors

In every battle
There are colors that paint
As the time ticks and
The brush strokes
Hues are seen
Not by the eyes but
By the heart that leaps like ghosts.
Yellow says yes under the moon's romance
And the green transcends
The inevitable tie of tea and man
Calm, fresh and life well-loved
For the red comes aglow
In the mother's breast
And the cradle that gathers
The angels--mirth and hope
Captured in the bottle, preserved.
Never will they pink
For the orange and purple will mingle
Like a chamomile orchard and apiary
Where the gentle wind brings forth white
The color of handshakes and doves
Then the feathers caress
The dreams of the young
To tread the road, to meet one
Who will help her loads
And the blue foreborne
As well as the dark
For they are perched along the way
There at all times night or day
Even the rainbow could lure the sight
For years it's chased by thousand knights
It's not there yet it hid
The golds of which the colors where not yet told.

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  1. Date: 7/13/2011 5:59:00 AM
    this poem is so deep Glenn. I love the heavy imagery

  1. Date: 7/11/2011 12:18:00 PM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup. enjoyed this read. Keep the words coming.

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 10:29:00 PM
    Something whimsical about this. I dont' know exactly, but I like it!! :)

  1. Date: 7/5/2011 1:58:00 AM
    again, A GRAND WELCOME for you!!! from where are you, here in the Philippines? ^_^junjun

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    Date: 7/5/2011 2:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'm a Sorsogueño, Jun-jun!
  1. Date: 7/4/2011 7:00:00 PM
    Dear Glenn. I see you are a newcomer and I have read all of your poems. This is the one I like the best. It is very well done. Welcome to our corner and thank you for commenting on my poem. I see you ae answering folks on your own p[oem. you need to hit their name and go to one of their poems or they probably won't see your answer. Just a little tip to help you navigate. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 7/4/2011 2:53:00 PM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup.. enjoy the site and its many features as I have enjoyed reading your creative poetry tonight.. continue to share words with luv..

  1. Date: 7/4/2011 5:33:00 AM
    Interesting with the colors, and the dreams of the young, and the blue forborne, the thoughts n words become, good one mate, Don