monochrome no more


Feathered hands caress the canvas

Carbon carving trenches grey


In no man’s land

The grey will bend

Lends dense light array
Much mires and masks


And hides the gleam and glint


In such fires will we bask


Not loath the light they lent
But blinking back to grey


I pray monochrome no more

But still my sight, it stays

In grey ceilings, walls and floors
Often wisping me away


In grey what wonders lie


They’re whispering

They’re shouting

We’re here just to collide


And words the grey did say

Have truth in happening


Our star trails overlap

Noir sky now claps and sings
Tuck my eyes away


There in trenches grey

Paint until there’s grey no more

Paint the ceilings, walls and floors
Blinking back from the edge now

Soaring Scarlett’s revert

Now to wayfaring ways

And too the violet views

Now lost the sight they knew
And every hue has havoc woven


Waiting for release

Patient till pupils pass them over


Then bursting every seam
End the trend of trenches grey

Quench my thirst for color splay

One day, in time, she’ll hear my call


She’ll paint my ceilings, floors and walls

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