I finally see them

The shades never truly spotted

The brilliance never fully captured

You show me with your eyes

You paint with your smiles

You fill in those dull blanks with your laughter

I’m surrounded by artists

Giving their work willingly to the rest of the world

A world comprised mostly of mommy and daddy

Of magical, curious moments

Of discovery and mischief and mayhem

And all sorts of stages of joy

Shooting over me like a rainbow

I can’t escape your graffiti

‘Cause it’s scribbled over every part of me

And every hue I’ve been blind to before

Now sparks and splashes and blooms and bleeds

Three palettes arranged and mixed in their own unique way

Each making their own special mark