The Life of a Crayon

June 1, 2011
By Norma-Bernard GOLD, Moosic, Pennsylvania
Norma-Bernard GOLD, Moosic, Pennsylvania
14 articles 2 photos 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
"When a door closes, somewhere out there a window opens."

If I were a crayon,
I wonder what color I’d be.
Red, yellow,
Orange or green.
Or maybe I would be pink or blue,
Maybe even that color chartreuse!
But there’s also a color named mac and cheese,
Magenta and periwinkle blue too.
But how could I pick,
Just one color from that box?
When I could be rainbow,
From my head to my socks!
To color me,
They would a new box.
Filled all the way to the top,
With a rainbow.

The author's comments:
When I have a bad day, I feel blue. When I have a good one, I feel yellow and sunny. When people look at me, I think, 'What do YOU see when you look at me?'

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This article has 2 comments.

wasps said...
on Aug. 2 2011 at 5:30 pm
wasps, Other
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I would definetly be green ;) Or orange ...... or blue ... or yellow ...... actually, you are right, you can't choose :) 

KGedrich said...
on Jun. 23 2011 at 11:31 pm
A fun poem with strong meaning - my favorite! I really love your author's comment -- it's so true that we can attribute colors to our emotions, isn't it? Reminds me of the book The Giver .. how can anyone live without color?


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