Shades of Blue

a layer poem

Arthur Ramirez
2 min readOct 6, 2022


Source: Ed Robertson from Unsplash

lapis lazuli

you’re thick and rich
enough to paint these
sour cream walls
you’ve tinted these palm lines with
an extraterrestrial’s blood




Arthur Ramirez

Aspiring novelist and amateur poet and op-ed writer on gay/queer/GSM topics. CA —> MN —> ? Stick around if I haven’t bored you yet.