''Rainbow Colored Camouflage''

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''Rainbow Colored Camouflage''

I want to tell you a story-
of a special place that I just love.
A place full of vivid colors . . . 
where I can be washed in hues and tones.
It is a place hushed and shrouded 
in stillness and tranquility
      sublime . . . 

It is a cathedral down the street-
and within is a chapel of stained windows.
Ovate and circular and rich with gleaming tints
and at a certain time of day . . . 
I can hide in a camouflage of stains
purple, red, green, gold, blue-  spatters and
      splashes . . . 

A rainbow of concealment-
and in this stimulating silent place I sit.
I can contemplate and write my poems
and when a drape of shade falls . . . 
I leave but I bring the rainbow
of camouflage with me-   I keep it in my
      soul . . . 

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March 4, 2017

Rainbow Coloured Camouflage
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Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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  1. Date: 3/23/2017 8:30:00 AM
    You did a great job Constance. Good luck in the contest.

  1. Date: 3/6/2017 9:37:00 PM
    thanks for sharing this narrative of your poetic muse. Hard sometimes to hang onto a rainbow when the shadows overwhelm. You are to be commended for your faith, BW. A great read.

  1. Date: 3/5/2017 4:20:00 PM
    Beautiful! Best wishes in the contest.

  1. Date: 3/5/2017 2:14:00 PM
    Wonderful interpretation on the theme, Constance! I love old churches with beautiful stain glass windows. :) GL in the contest :)

  1. Date: 3/4/2017 11:19:00 PM
    This is a beautiful story and I am so glad it is true. No doubt a place of inspiration, I can see it works for you, those colours transcend through you and light up this place they do :)

  1. Date: 3/4/2017 6:31:00 PM
    This is a real place that I go to write, a church is a great place to think and pen a poem, something about that deep silence and peaceful atmosphere just inspires me, and of course I love all those stained glass windows.