Lady Rainbow

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Lady Rainbow

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Left with empty autumn skies

Realising that something

That had all the colours of a rainbow

Was actually nothing more than a trick of the light

I could see it but would never touch it

Because it was never really there

It was only there to mesmerise me and fool my eyes

To cause me to travel endlessly in persuit

While it came never nearer

Tantalising and beautiful

Promising riches to be found

But those colours make land on another shore

And bathe another in their light

I see this now when I look above the camouflage

And through the shrouding mists

Mix rainy tears with sunshine smiles

And rainbows will appear to you


©Copyrighted by Colin Ryan (2007)


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5 responses

  1. **Lost In Thought**

    Rainbows are like hope…….something to reach for! so i like to think that there is always a rainbow on the horizon….whether i find the end of it, well who cares….the fun is in pursuing the end ya know. Despite everything……the fun is in the chase…and that chase is life! hugs Col xx

    October 30, 2007 at 9:53 pm

  2. oh! kate

    Ah, but the rainbow is always there. It’s just waiting for the right light to show itself.

    October 30, 2007 at 10:03 pm

  3. Lizzie

    Did you write this yourself? It’s good.

    October 31, 2007 at 6:50 am

  4. joeline

    i want to be at the end of your rainbow……xx

    November 6, 2007 at 4:42 pm

  5. Door32

    Sorry Lizzie yes I did it in a flash of rage and yes it is about a woman if you hadn’t guessed

    December 15, 2007 at 5:18 am

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