Electric Blue

Racing through the unknown,
I forgot to stop and look
At the view.
The shifting hue,
Sparks that flew, fresh and new,
Decorating my landscape.
A gentle breeze where
Flowers grew;
Electric blue, stirring up
My garden of lost wishes.

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Cyan has been my favorite color to use lately in my art. I titled this piece Electric Blue, hoping it would inspire a poem. This first attempt sounds a little forced to me, based on a list of words that rhyme with “blue;” but it is growing on me.

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11 Responses to “Electric Blue”

  1. kevmoore Says:

    Love the colour! I once had a bass guitar in Cyan and bought stagewear in black and cyan to complement it!

    Its a vibrant art piece, shelley, and it reminded me of the Bowie lyric from “Sound and Vision”…

    “Blue, blue, Electric blue, is the colour of my room, where I will live…blue, blue…”

  2. shelleymhouse Says:

    Oh! I love that song! Thank you Kev. I hadn’t even made that connection. Now I’ll be humming Bowie all night 🙂

    Do you still have the cyan bass?

    • kevmoore Says:

      I have a Teal green one now, but sadly the blue one has moved on to pastures new, as it was in the days when I couldn’t afford to collect them! Somewhere I have a pic of me playing it, I’ll dig it out.

  3. Cindy Says:

    Once again Shelley- Very Nice 🙂

  4. sittingpugs Says:

    Gorgeous and super cool. Both the verse and the imagery.

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  6. Tomas Says:

    Your colors put me under a charm and the verses convinced in the reality of the wonder that was revealed to me through your artwork. That’s wonderful.
    Best wishes from http://arthiker.wordpress.com/

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