Barefeet with Blue Nail Polish on the Dashboard

I wish my car was purple
so it would match your hair,
flying from the passenger seat,
scented by lavender shampoo,
as we speed along lilac roads,
past falling wisteria
and the sun subsides
beneath an amethystine sky.

About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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26 Responses to Barefeet with Blue Nail Polish on the Dashboard

  1. Stacey C. Johnson says:

    “amethystine”may be my favorite word now. Thanks, Bartholomew!

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  2. JeanMarie says:

    she should have purple nail polish. but it’s still a nice po

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  3. Sarah E Barker says:

    Very nice

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  4. So beautiful and an ethereal quality throughout your poem!! 💜☮️💟

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Cassa Bassa says:

    Oh wow! Love the imagery!!! 💜

    Liked by 1 person

  6. berniebell1955 says:

    I can’t resist it – from the Prince of Purple….

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  7. r.Douglas says:

    Way to indigo. Very nice poesy.

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  8. thelongview says:

    Vivid and striking imagery 🙂

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