Cody’s Rainbow

Cody's Rainbow, 24"w x 18"h, painted for a fundraiser for cystic fibrosis
Cody’s Rainbow, 24″w x 18″h, painted for a fundraiser for cystic fibrosis

I never knew her.

I heard she crossed the rainbow,

danced her best

but then her body

surrendered to disease.

 I never knew her,

but I painted a rainbow,

a fish flashing colors

in shimmering light,

swiftly gone in the river,

 like Cody.

Freely painted color and texture in Cody's Rainbow
Freely painted color and texture in Cody’s Rainbow