Photo courtesy of Laurie Shelly There are certain words that are familiar to me because I have come across them in books and know what they mean, but when I say them out loud, I realise I don’t know how to pronounce them. My bedroom walls are a powdery blush colour.
I chose the colour myself!
I remember, when I was a child,
my dad painted the walls while
I sat on the floor drawing
a picture of a girl in a castle
with my rainbow set of pencils,
her jewelled crown