Brown (by Ken Nordine)
(and you know how many purists there are)
Brown was having some difficulty.
Some of the purists wanted Brown to be more… (lively flute trilling)
Others wanted Brown to be more… (simple clarinet notes)
Still others wanted Brown to be… (mysterious harpsichord chord)
To be… basically… Brown.
A lesser color might have fallen apartm but Brown met the problem beautifully
by becoming just about as basic, just about as subtle, as you can just about get.
That’s why you hear so many people saying, “My, that’s a subtle brown.”
That’s the way it’s been ever since.
Even with a light tan…
Or sweet, dark chocolate…
Or deep brown eyes.
Next time you see Brown (any shade)