Shades of Green

You wish you had what I had.
I’m sorry; don’t be so sad.
Shades of green were never your color.
It had nothing to do with the value of the dollar.
Coveting so obviously just makes you look bad.

– Written for Limerick Challenge Week 21. Prompt was Envy. Photo by Tambako The Jaguar.

The Green

Silent, in the night it came. Gliding and sliding along the shore, the green snaked toward the sleeping village. At dawn, it and the children vanished.

– Written for Shapeshifting 13 (#50). Color Green and Photo Prompt. WC 26. “The Green” was awarded 2nd place in this contest. Photo by AP Photo –