Purple's Platitudes

nothing but words …


18 May 2014



purple’s too pale, more like lavender;

but darker shades I cannot see.

Afraid to change appearances,

I pretend that all’s the same.

No one notices me,

soul behind these words,

back on display –


for my







18 May, 2014 - Posted by | Poetry | ,


  1. I always enjoy your words and often they speak to my soul as well.

    Comment by georgeplace2013 | 19 May, 2014 | Reply

    • thank you Debi, it is nice to have you as a reader and commenter

      Comment by michael | 19 May, 2014 | Reply

  2. Wow, nice, nice! Glad to see your post again! I love the new appearance 🙂 Beautiful.

    Comment by Lonely Daffodil | 18 May, 2014 | Reply

  3. You’re easy on the eyes, Michael. Your soul’s words never go unnoticed. I have often wondered about your blog’s name.

    Comment by Audrey Dawn - Oldest Daughter Redheaded Sister | 18 May, 2014 | Reply

    • I laughed for a while, then when I could breathe again, I realized you might even be serious 🙂 You made my day/night!

      Purple, deep, dark, royal purple has always been my fav color and my online ID for over twenty years. It has many meanings, the color but I like its association with Wisdom and Royalty, but as Lourde sings, we will never be royals … thanks Audrey for your kind words.

      Comment by michael | 18 May, 2014 | Reply

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