Shades of You

March’s third week prompt of Lifeline — Colour

ADEOLA SHEEHY-ADEKALE
Lifeline
Published in
1 min readMar 25, 2023

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Image by Sergi Marlo on Unsplash

The sky has a thousand shades.
From the lightest blue,
that perfect backdrop to the wisps of clouds,
that appear from an invisible paintbrush and float on by.
To the blue of cornflowers,
as the summer sun bakes down,
tightening skin, wilting petals, and cracking the earth.

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ADEOLA SHEEHY-ADEKALE
Lifeline

Writing on female experience, race, motherhood & self-development. Columnist at Green Parent magazine & Parenting Top Writer. Follow me on IG @adeola_moonsong.