Poetry

The Purple Life

Depressed but trying

Toni Crowe
Jul 17 · 1 min read
Image by Bernadette V from Pixabay

Life has slapped me down; all is blurry
Red is my spirit color
I’ve fallen in the blue water so deep
I can’t get up
I need the life red promised me
The blue surrounds me makes my skin twitch
I can only grab a small piece of red. I’ll make purple for now
Purple sheets on my bed, sleeping on the hope for red
Purple pillows in every guest bedroom, optimism for my…