Hues of Red

Hues of red floating

Up in the sky

In the pebbles scattered on the walk ways

In the bed sheets 

When my eyes are shut

 

The color of anger 

Pain

Romance & sensuality 

Death 

I try to not think about that last one

 

So many emotions in one stanza 

A thought-provoking hue 

And yet, sometimes you cannot bring yourself to look at it

Wished it did not exist 

The world would be a very different place without it 

One I wish to never live in 

 

A positive thought about the color red. 

My favorite form of it. 

A long stem rose

Pure & simple 

Holding every emotion that exists 

My favorite emotion:  

Not until all the petals fall back into the earth will I tell…

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