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  • He had dark black-green eyes with brown flecks, black hair, long toes.

    Act of Creation

  • He elaborates that the color of the water can be finely calibrated depending on the tint of plaster used—dark gray nets indigo and taupe gets you a black-green.

    Swimming Pools: Out of the Blue, Into the Black

  • But I saw nothing except the foliage of a riparian environment that for me had become a black-green tiger cage.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • The trees on the edge of the field were elms and maples instead of pin oaks, but the dusty black-green leaves moved with the same summer breeze, made the same cove of shadow where high school girls once waited to be held and kissed after a game.

    The Convict and Other Stories

  • Along the entire length of this westward-facing shore, black-green mountains plunged their ridged fingers deep into the sea.

    Raven Speak

  • And everywhere was green, a thousand shades of green, from the black-green of water weeds in the pools through the blue-green and emerald of the underbrush, to the bright green of leaves overhead with sunlight shining through them.

    Elephant in the City

  • Is there any more iconic example of all-American architecture than the Hamptons 'pale gray shingled houses with black-green shutters and ever-so-precisely clipped privet, silhouetted against the impossibly blue sky?

    Michael Henry Adams: Hey, President and Mrs. Obama, How About the Hamptons?

  • An ugly black-green blotch on the top of his stubble-covered head suggested his hair had recently caught fire and burned to the scalp.

    Star Trek: TNG: Losing the Peace

  • Looking down into the pit below, he saw what he was there for: A massive, black-green, tentacled figure, shiny and oozing.

    365 tomorrows » 2007 » January : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • The thirsty oaks burn black-green against the golden hills.

    On Location

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