It was after she took that last sho’t right that everything changed. She met an elusive character with an eerie grin who called himself Kgosi - King of Colour. Modesty was not his strong point, but rhyming seemed to be, and she needed some kind of guidance, so she entertained his conversation.
“You’ve come so far, Elle. You’ve been so brave. Have you found what you’re looking for?”
“Sometimes I can’t even remember what that is anymore…” sighed Elle.
“Let me give you something for your journey. A gift. A treasure. You may choose any one of these four treasures, and keep them forever.” said Kgosi
Elle was so intrigued she didn’t breathe a word for fear of interrupting him.
“Gift number one is a real show-stopper - I call this gift Mystic Copper. You will be warm when it’s cold, bold when others are timid and bathed in an umber glow, wherever you go.”
“Choosing gift number two may also be wise - I call this gift Orange Surprise. You’ll feel invigorated, with a zest for life, even if you’re faced with some kind of strife. Soak yourself in juicy joy wherever your journey may take you.”
“Which one will you choose, Elle?”…