You are yellow to me. Sunny, happy, bright. But sometimes, A little too bright. A little piercing. A little blinding. Yellow speaks of caution, To slow down. But sometimes, We see a yellow light And go even faster. A little too fast. In the right shades, In the right amounts, In the right places, You are calming. Reminding me of how real And vibrant everything is. Keeping me grounded In yellow. Yellow is beautiful. In the right light, You are golden, You are soft. In the right light, You are harsh, You are reflective Of everything I don't want to see In myself. You are a highlighter. Pointing out the information I need most. But sometimes I get a bit carried away With my highlighter. Sometimes I look down, And an entire page is yellow. You are overwhelming and Underwhelming and not A single bit Too yellow. Not A single bit Too much. Because you are you. You are yellow. And you are wonderful, And scary, And bright, And soft, And perfect. And I love you, And I thank you, For being yellow.
I’m from Saratoga Springs NY and am a student at Saratoga Springs High School. I love to read and write, and music is also something I’m very passionate about. I love to play cello and am in a quartet and a youth symphony in addition to being a part of my school’s chamber orchestra.
I have also worked part time at a flower farm for the past two years. Writing is something I’ve loved for as long as I can remember, and I am often inspired by the people and places I hold dear. Although it is only a hobby for me at the moment, I hope I can use writing in a much greater capacity in my future.
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