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A FLASH OF PINK

by W. Mahlon Purdin

A flash of pink
Washed my brain
And cleaner
It's thinking clearer.
The touch of love
Tapped me on the head
And said,
"Wake up!"
The sound of breathing
Haunts me.
My fingers clutch
A piece of air ...

07/04/1976

Posted on 06/27/2014
Copyright © 2021 W. Mahlon Purdin

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Philip F De Pinto on 06/28/14 at 04:17 PM

lovely lode to remind us that pink is a color in its own right and not simply a hue or admixture of red and white.

Posted by A. Paige White on 07/06/14 at 03:56 PM

I LOVE this! My prayer is for some certain pilots to experience this very gently and tenderly. Beautiful!

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