Blue is the colour of the clear sky and the deep sea. On the optical spectrum, blue is located between violet and green.
Famous quotes containing the word blue:
“Little Boy Blue,
Come blow your horn,”
—Mother Goose (fl. 17th18th century. Little Boy Blue (l. 12)
“It was beginning winter,
An in-between time,
The landscape still partly brown:
The bones of weeds kept swinging in the wind,
Above the blue snow.”
—Theodore Roethke (19081963)
“Two wooden tubs of blue hydrangeas stand at the foot of the stone steps.
The sky is a blue gum streaked with rose. The trees are black.
The grackles crack their throats of bone in the smooth air.
Moisture and heat have swollen the garden into a slum of bloom.
Pardie! Summer is like a fat beast, sleepy in mildew....”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)