This is my first posting for NaPoWriMo The prompt for 4/1/11 was, “Use a Color in the Title.”

by Mike Patrick

Sun tanned body

Flickr image by findgrilfriendonline

Brown is a warm color.
It reminds me of
Sun scorched grass,
Sun tanned backs,
And winter logs waiting for the fire.

But never is brown as warm
As what I see in your eyes.
Only there does brown come alive
And gain a spark of mystery.
Only there does brown hold a promise.

Oh yes, brown is a warm color,
But never as warm as what I see in your eyes.

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4 Responses to BROWN

  1. vivinfrance says:

    Beautifully romantic.

  2. Tilly Bud says:

    Romantic. Did you mean ‘I see’ in the last line?

    • Mike Patrick says:

      Thanks, Tilly. Fixed. I keep getting mixed up on the order of things. 1 write. 2 edit. 3 post. When one is tiring, that post button becomes awfully attractive.

  3. earlybird says:

    Yes. Very romantic – and ‘warm’.

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