White is the colour of innocence.
The purity of a child's thought
unsullied by badness,
no sins to confess
White is the peacefulness of nature
The vision of snow untrodden
except maybe a robins print here and there.
A palette waiting for the artists brush
White is the colour of mourning
In countries far away
Worn with sadness and despair
For a soul who has passed this way.
White is calm and peace
The white rose of serenity
The wedding dress of a virgin bride
The mist over a faraway hill.
White is all meanings to all people.
penned 24 December 2013