Purple for Prince

Sometimes it snows in April Purple Rain When doves cry. Let’s go crazy and kiss. He changed music forever. And my life. He owned his sexuality. He was the king of shade. I loved and copied his style. He was one of my heroes, besides Bowie, Zappa and Pink Floyd. Pink and Purple is nourishing our … Continue reading

Violet, Purple, Lilac, Lavender, Rose, and Pink

As the name of a color, violet is synonymous with a bluish purple, when the word “purple” is used in the common sense of any color between blue and red, not including either blue or red. Since Isaac Newton listed violet as his name for the color of the short-wavelength end of the visible spectrum (approximately380–450 nm),when both of the names purple and violet are used within the same system, violet represents colors … Continue reading

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