Welcome back to Tuesday's Takeaways!
This week our Top Quotes are about colors! You may recall that we already did a blog on colors last semester, but I'm fascinated by the ways colors breathe life into writing, and since today is national color day it seemed like a fitting blog post!
"She keeps her dark sorrows
Consumed in a black hole"
-Noor Ahmad, Little Did He Know
"I then recall, we possess a fickle heart that pumps, blood red
that is forever at the whims of time, misled."
-Javeri Riveros, After (Life)
“Let’s not sell the car anymore,
Antic and Orange,
Can we save it for VINTAGE?”
-Hripsime Tumanyan, Pure Mottos
“You’re probably sitting reading
One of those long books
That I only realized you finish
Once you write it on a piece of yellow paper
Fold it twice
And put it on my palm
“This one’s a good one”
-Hafsa Fatima, Stained Pages
“I’m standing in a darkness of green, distraught.
A maze ahead.
-Megan Torres, A Tour Of My Girlfriend
“What is the darkness that dwells in each and every blue veined heart?”
-Anosha Arshad, She's Already In You
“And as I traced small, purple, crooked hearts onto construction paper and laced them together with cheap plastic ribbons, I thought bitterly of what brought me here.”
-Shalhevet Soed, The Chosen Seldom Come
“It’s been years since you put me in this hospital,
these four white walls caving in on me”
-Shannon Addonizio, Hospital of Lies
White and black! Technically, according to physics, a color is defined as visible light with a specific wavelength. Since white is every single light combined and black is the absence of light, neither of them bear a specific wavelength.
Stay tuned for our post next week and be sure to attend our SPOOKY SOIREE this Thursday! <3
-Mic and Gina
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- Mic and Gina <3
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