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  • Writer's pictureLaurie A Pearsall

Sing Your Name

My name is Yellow.

Sing your name, child

Sing your name the way your mother did when she chose it,

full of hopes and dreams and wonder at what you might become.

(whispers) …Yellow

Sing her name.

"My little sunshine...

I will swallow you in the center of my petals, my black-eyed susan.

All four walls vibrating your name."


She is here! A little sun-king. 

To love and to hold ’til death does its part.

To absorb the brunt, to shield what the light might wield.

Sing your name.

(whispers) … Laurie

My name is yellow.

:::::: Sing your Name was written in 2016 by Laurie A Pearsall

:::::: Yellow Self Portrait of the artist in 1977


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