A Sea Of Blue


The forest hills, a sea of blue
Like my heart’s longing for you
Spring awakened the feeling anew
Pain of longing, so blue

The forest hills, a sea of blue
Twinkling sapphires in the morning dew
Like my tears as we said adieu
Heart longing, so blue

The forest hills, a sea of blue
Ocean deep like my love for you
Your leaving torn my heart in two
Soul longing, so blue

©RedCat

Written for Blue Tuesday over at dVerse.

This prompt made me realize that blue is quite common in my writing.

Both as a sad heartbreak colour like in Girl Blue – A Love Song and Trapped Within A Glass-Shard Maze. As a hopeful sky colour like in Blue Star Horses and The Dawn Sky Is Ethereal Blue. And as the colour of dreams in Blue Forest Of Remembrance and Summer sky

Maybe I should try some other colours.


Hepatica nobilis via Wikimedia Commons.

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  1. Together with black and grey, blue is a favourite colour of mine and it appears in quite a lot of my poems too. It’s an expressive colour and all around us. I love the way you convey those blue flowers implicitly, Helen, through the repetition of ‘The forest hills, a sea of blue’ and the end rhyme, like wave after wave of spring flowers. We have such a wave in our garden at the moment: bluebells, forget-me-nots and grape hyacinths, all wild and different shades of blue.

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