RED

By: Bela Johnson

Jul 10 2011

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Category: nature, poetry, Uncategorized

2 Comments

Aperture:f/5.6
Focal Length:70mm
ISO:800
Shutter:1/100 sec
Camera:COOLPIX S6000

is the color of today, of summer

sunset streaked across a

foreboding sky, of my

kinky hair, of

blood, the

pumping verve of the

human heart –

 

Red is poetic, indignant, the

hue bleeding through

eyelids while

blinking at the sun,

red –

 

seeping through bell-bottom

white, in the seventh grade when

Woman replaced the lost

childhood within.

 

Well-red depicting

exertion, exhaustion,

excitement; well

loved –

Red, not brunette.

 

Definitely

not

blonde.

 

Red, not white or blue.

Red, not the

primary color, but

burgundy

merlot

vitality and

vigor, simply:

 

Red.

2 comments on “RED”

  1. Hi Bela… I never really considered Red as poetic until I read the first two verses of this poem… I was wrong… Red IS poetic…
    Beautifully written…


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