A study in blue

blue is the colour of oceans
of boats, both broken and new
it’s the colour of sky in the daylight
and also gives twilight its hue.

blue brings relief from the heat
colouring the afternoon rain
pouring sweet blue on my shoulders
and a day filled with colours again.

© 2016 Melinda Irvine

Written by Melinda J. Irvine

Melinda J. Irvine is a freelance writer, poet, and blogger — writing slick sales copy for clients from all over the world. And blogging poetry. In her spare time, Mel is busy building (and writing) a free online learning centre for the marginalised kids of Estancia, Philippines.

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