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RAINBOW COLORED CAMOUFLAGE

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Image result for mood ring

Image result for magic 8 ball

Image result for magic 8 ball

Image result for DOUBLE DUTCH

 

Image result for HAWAII DOUBLE RAINBOW

Image result for boogie board surfing


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RAINBOW COLORED CAMOUFLAGE

RAINBOW COLORED CAMOUFLAGE

Mood ring changes blue, green, black
from childhood to…well I dye my hair so you can’t tell.

My high school diary reads as black gloom, a steady diet
Of negative emotion…bratty if I must say.

My slim days of college like a magic 8 ball,
shake it up…blue happiness to  black cape depression.

A breakthrough came when my dad pushed me
In the direction of the United States Navy.

Well that marble must have been rolling around
in his head, considering I might stay at home forever

or lead a dead end existence.
My mood ring had never been so vibrant -

hues of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple!
I can see the ocean in the sky,

ride the purple waves of life,
with an adventurer by my side.

I often think: oh you, of little faith!
God sees potential while you stare at the sky.

With Hawaii came double rainbows,
places I never knew I wanted to see,

a fantastic place to raise my family
on sweet pineapple and boogie boards.

I change, kind of like a chameleon, making
the most of life, with each grand breath.

I’d say I have a rainbow heart, God’s promise
ingrained in me.  I hide in his presence.

You’ll find me playing double dutch
hopping over multicolored bows.

3/8/2017
Ir0nic’s Rainbow Colored Camouflage Contest

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 3/29/2017 2:32:00 PM
marvelous
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 3/29/2017 7:21:00 PM
Thank you, Donna!
Date: 3/23/2017 8:18:00 AM
I expect this one to do well. I like the depth of your colours.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 3/23/2017 8:31:00 AM
Thanks so much, Richard :)
Date: 3/8/2017 5:47:00 PM
Well done Kim. For sure if you want to see the world it's good to join up. The military makes adults out of children. Great job here God Bless, JB
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 3/8/2017 8:28:00 PM
Thank you, Judy! :)
Date: 3/8/2017 10:58:00 AM
Deep and inspiring. I wish you luck with the contest.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 3/8/2017 10:59:00 AM
Thanks so much, Victor!!
Date: 3/8/2017 10:00:00 AM
What a beautiful and inspiring poem Kim. This should do well in the contest.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 3/8/2017 10:51:00 AM
Thank you, Chris!
Date: 3/8/2017 8:57:00 AM
"That marble rolling around in his head" I got a chuckle out of that line // I remember mood rings...haven't seen one in years.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 3/8/2017 10:51:00 AM
LOL! Yes, you think back to such things! Especially as a parent yourself!