Weekend Writing Prompt #16 – Colours
The larger than life portrait of multi-colour flowers loomed large over my boss’s round
“Boss, wanna a holiday for Holi”, words barely escaped.
I found no answer.
“We lead such a colour-ful life. Our competitors want us in red, shareholders perpetually
expect the company to be in black, green is the colour of our neighbours, personal
taxation leaves us colourless, life’s vagaries beat us black and blue, wife’s perception is
jaundiced, now many more colours do you want to add?” he panted.
I remove my rose-tinted glasses, pinch myself when I see a rainbow ahead. Aha a mirage.