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That Crazy Sometime

Submitted by Ellespeth. Mountain Moonset (wikipedia) Sometimes look back. Life becomes a series of glossy books flapping. And that’ll do. Sometimes be silent. Listen to the stars. Paint the sky purple. Dance with me on the crazy side of the moon. Ellespeth

A Fairy’s Kiss

For the Electric Purple Prompt. “Mommy, look!” “What is it, Lilly?” “Look!” My daughter thrusts the canning jar in my face. She’s poked holes in the top and stuffed the bottom with bits of green and a few of Barbie’s sparkly bits-and-bobs. I expect to see butterfly wings beating against the glass or a ladybug […]

Vanity by Carmen Stefanescu

The following poem is courtesy of the always lovely Carmen Stefanescu   Purple clouds tumble and    brush against my cheek, bits of thoughts twirling on the wind. I speed along the streets of hopelessness.    It’s too late for going back. Here where there is no hiding place, My favorite dreams vanish in the […]


Purple is red and blue blended into that which is perfect love. A color that paints the most beautiful sky in heaven above. The essence of nightfall when you draw me near. A cover to shield me from all that I fear. ~ S.K. Nicholls


If red is the colour of fire and blue the colour of ice Purple must be the colour of the way you make me feel when I am content. Linda G. Hill Electric Purple Prompt

Purple Passion

  Purple Passion by John W. Howell   The flames lick my heart, Rage upward to my senses… Forbidden then chilled.

Electric Purple Prompt: Self-Portrait

(Chosen as the winner of the Electric Purple Prompt by Ionia and I.) This is the Weekend Prompt submission by Busy Mind Thinking. I have never participated in any of these, but felt drawn to step outside my comfort zone. I am brave enough to submit it here only. Please forgive. But I am doing […]

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