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Mixing Colors (a children's poem)

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Mixing Colors
(a children's poem)

I have an old tin paintbox in my sideboard drawer
Now and then I'll take it out from its little store;
Paint pots black and white; yellow, blue and red
Oh, how I enjoy to mix these on my brown palette!

Red and blue make purple
(A shade darker than myrtle);

Yellow mixed with blue make green
A color very often seen.

Red and yellow turn a fruit
Into an orange lush and good.

Black and white make shades of gray
As with my paint and brush I play.

But here's something stranger still
And the result of God's own will:
If you read His Word you'll know
Red can make black as white as snow.

2009 by Belinda van Rensburg

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Updated Jun 29th 2009 at 10:48 PM by paidforinfull