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Hi, it’s Green.
Paul Theroux (Louis’s father for those who prefer investigative documentaries) wrote consistently nice phrases in his (2002) book, but my favourite is on page 390, while travelling in Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town Zimbabwe:
‘The land was dry, the grass a dusty green that made it silver in the sun.’
Reminds me of the good old days with Grey that does.
Image by Tim Green aka atoach via Flickr Marc Latham’s newest Folding Mirror poem was inspired by a run along the
Leeds-Liverpool canal on a gloriously Brontesque greenygrey morning, as new green plants on the ground were complimented by swirling ominous rain clouds in the sky. Taupe, arsenic, slate and charcoal are all types of grey, while lime and pear are types of green:
Wikipedia list of colours.
Greenygrey Sandwich Between granite rocks taupe
and overcast arsenic sky lime sunny hills provide sweet filling pie.
Pear shade fields are ideal for engineers to separate slate canal
and raging river charcoal.
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