Thursday, May 21, 2015

Weekly Wikems. Blue.

Hi, everyone,
hope all's well with you.

It's Thursday, and wikems are still showing signs of life :-)

I've just finished "A Spool of Blue Thread." It's wonderfully rich like any of Anne Tyler's books. Perhaps the one that has more surprises than her other novels. 

Do we always know ourselves? Do we really know those who surround us, the closest people - our spouses, parents, siblings, kids?.. Should we always try to get to know them?

Pick up "A Spool of Blue Thread" and dive into Anne Tyler's world. Everything she writes makes you delight in life - a great big tangle of things - so much more.

"Blue" is one of the characters. That prompted my wiki choice for today:

Here's my contribution:

"The clear sky and the deep sea appear blue because of an optical effect known as Rayleigh scattering." (Wikipedia)

Try telling yourself
the clear sky and the deep sea
are not blue at all - 

you know what you see.
Lord Rayleigh would understand,
for he saw it too,

before he rebelled
against the invisible,
took the light apart.

He used to see it,
before he scattered himself
'long the path of truth.  

Looking forward to your wikems.

Live for the Love of it,
Sasha A. Palmer ("Happy")


  1. Yay! thank-you.

    1. Thank You, Janet! Will be at your porch soon :-)

  2. Have to get back to this - taking some time to be with my hubby this weekend.
    Might be sooner than later, but hope fully before next Wednesday.

    1. No wikem rush or pressure, Jules.
      Have a wonderful weekend.

  3. 'before he rebelled
    against the invisible,
    took the light apart.' brilliant!

    I can't wait to read A Spool of Blue Thread. I'm still meandering through Little Women feeling half Jo and half Marmee:)

    another bit 'o blue because blue beckons in so many ways...

  4. Thank you for another gorgeous poem, Janet.

    I think you're going to enjoy "A Spool of Blue Thread" very much, Jo-Marmee :-)

  5. How does one tell a child the sky and sea are not blue?
    Is there a thing as too much science?

    There were just so many ways to go...
    I combined this with another prompt - a new form.
    Please enjoy:

    1. That's how I felt exactly - too much science!

      Will be visiting you soon, Jules.

  6. Since I'm linguistic gal...