a lively canvas

We considered her moody –
our assertions brushed off
a swirl, a sweep
some severe crosshatching
to overturn the green flat wash
“I’m a quick-change artist”
(her jaunty joke before tantrums)
now tearily dabbing a filbert
she pitched powdered pink
– a mercurial touch to finish

Weaving ‘quick’ into a fairly rapid quadrille for De’s “Quick, Write something‘ prompt
And since I was fairly slow on the Monday uptake, am joining the Tuesday Platform