Favourite Colour

If you asked me my favourite colour
some days I'd tell you blue
and I'd take you to Beaumaris Beach.
Include the sky, I'd tell you.
Include that wave on the cusp of breaking
and the furthest ripple that you can see.
Note the dark patch
beneath that seagull's wing and
before you go home
stick this shell, this mother-of-pearl,
into your scrapbook
and take a snapshot of this cloud before a storm.
Then, look in the mirror
for the marbled beauty of an eye.
This is what I love of blue.

(Another old poem I found – probably from when I was living in Melbourne)

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