rainbowlike

(redirected from rainbowy)

rainbowlike

(ˈreɪnbəʊˌlaɪk) or

rainbowy

adj
resembling a rainbow
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For instance, when a boy named Reagan drew pictures of rainbows, explaining that they were 'pretty' and that he liked 'pretty rainbowy things', the children at the table did not tease him for showing an interest in things usually associated with hyper-femininity.
When Reagan showed an interest in 'pretty rainbowy things', which might be considered an example of non-traditional masculinity, the children sitting at the table seemed to ignore his behaviour.
I pick it up, exile that I am, like the purple "lucky stones" I used to collect with a white ring all the way round, or the shell of a blue mussel with its rainbowy angel's fingernail interior; and in one wash of memory the colors deepen and gleam, the early world draws breath.