The Color Blue


I'm just this guy, you know?

To expand on that, I am also the following...

- A former ficly member who is 38 years old and is schizoaffective (depressive type)

- Into creating languages and fantasy worlds from scratch

- A listener of audiobooks & good tunes

- Always too hard on myself

Blue is one of the most deceptive colors. It hides.

Not only does it like to hide, but it likes to taunt you from its hiding spot. You may think blue likes to be found but it doesn't. It likes its secrecy. It likes the power that secrecy provides.

Sure, the sky is blue, but that's just a clever ruse. The sky doesn't HAVE to be blue, it could be any color. Blue, however, hides itself to some degree in plain sight. It lures you into a false sense of knowing blue to any degree, but trust me, you don't.

Blue is a shifty color. It'd sooner sell your grandmother than be a crayon or marker or ballpoint pen that can be used all willy-nilly.

It's not that blue likes privacy, per se, it just likes to play tricks. Tricks of the eye, tricks of the mind, tricks of any kind, really.

Blue is also kind of a douche. If you find blue in a place blue doesn't want to be found then blue is impossible to deal with. It hates being caught, especially on accident by people who aren't really looking.

Blue is just blue, that way.


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Comments (2 so far!)

Jim Stitzel

Jim Stitzel

This would have made an excellent entry into Jae's "Slow Regard of Silent Things" challenge. I love the anthropomorphism here.

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ElshaHawk LoA

ElshaHawk LoA

Blue is my favorite color, but never have I thought of it as a secretive recluse who hates being caught. I love that Blue gets more negative as this piece goes on. We all have good and bad sides. Blue is a tease. Blue is coy. Blue refuses to be used and hates having itself exposed by people who don't understand that it was hiding. But I like to think that Blue is shy, but once you get to know blue, fun and cool.

  • #2601 Posted 4 years ago
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Author's prompt text:

"Blue is one of the most deceptive colors"


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