Red (A Color Poem)

July 13, 2010
By SunnySummers GOLD, New York, New York
SunnySummers GOLD, New York, New York
13 articles 1 photo 56 comments

Red.
Red is a fading sunset on the horizon.
It’s a burst of flame;
A spray of the fire leaping towards us.
It’s the heat of the warm afternoon.
It’s the face of an angry teacher.
It can also be an embarrassed pupil.
It’s a flickering flame of a tiny candle.
It’s the spark able to spread the wildfire of love.
Red is the color of heat.
It’s full of passion.
It’s bold.
Red won’t tolerate injustice.
It’s hard and unfortunately stubborn.
Red will never give in.
Even when it needs to.
Red has the brawn of an ox,
The skill of a pride of lions,
And even the diligence of a colony of fire ants.
It does not back down or grow weary.
Red stands his ground firmly.
It’s charming and romantic.
Red is like a harvest of fresh raspberries:
Satisfyingly and deliciously juicy.
Red is optimistic.
Red is the color of a rising dawn that glides across the morning sky and through the misty white clouds.
It’s the hot July sun, beating down on your entire body, and filling you with warmth.
It’s the thorn that gets to prick your fingers when you choose to hold it.
But it’s also a precious rose, that will always smell sweeter and sweeter than before.
Red, by any other name, would still remain red.



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Abigail said...
on Jun. 17 2016 at 8:55 am
I needed a poem for assignment too, a poem on 'your favourite colour'.

on Feb. 18 2011 at 3:44 pm
SpringRayyn PLATINUM, Lakeville, Minnesota
34 articles 2 photos 658 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't punish yourself," she heard her say again, but there would be punishment and pain, and there would be happiness too. That was writing."
--Markus Zusak, "The Book Thief"

I see what you mean with art, but with writing it's different, at least for me. Anyway, no prob, I love commenting on people's stuff!

on Feb. 18 2011 at 6:47 am
SunnySummers GOLD, New York, New York
13 articles 1 photo 56 comments
Yeah, I see what you mean. I didn't mean for that to be so inconsistent, guess it just came out. I'm the kind of person that if you give me a bunch art supplie and tell me to make a picture, it won't be symetrical. I like to change things up now and again. I didn't notice how out of place that seemed. Thanks for commenting!!

on Feb. 13 2011 at 10:13 pm
SpringRayyn PLATINUM, Lakeville, Minnesota
34 articles 2 photos 658 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't punish yourself," she heard her say again, but there would be punishment and pain, and there would be happiness too. That was writing."
--Markus Zusak, "The Book Thief"

I think it's good, but for a few lines are odd. Like "It can also be an embarrassed pupil" was odd because all the other lines are "it IS" and "It DOES" while that one is "it CAN be." Also "Red stands his ground firmly" is odd because in all the other lines, red is an "it" and just that one line red is a "he." But I liked how you described red, I agree with most of your ideas.

Sarah2000 said...
on Jan. 3 2011 at 5:33 pm
Good job! Keep up the good work!

on Jan. 2 2011 at 6:49 pm
SunnySummers GOLD, New York, New York
13 articles 1 photo 56 comments
I hope so! = )

on Jan. 2 2011 at 6:45 pm
vivekanan BRONZE, Jamaica, New York
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Favorite Quote:
it's better to have loved and lost than had never loved at all

i like it it seems um red lol

on Jan. 1 2011 at 3:35 pm
SunnySummers GOLD, New York, New York
13 articles 1 photo 56 comments
lol thanks!

on Jan. 1 2011 at 3:34 pm
Sam_Wolfe SILVER, Staten Island, New York
8 articles 0 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning to dance in the rain."

I really like ur color poem! It is very creative!

on Sep. 13 2010 at 5:57 am
SunnySummers GOLD, New York, New York
13 articles 1 photo 56 comments
lol it was an english assignment :P

on Aug. 14 2010 at 4:58 pm
GzusFreak10 GOLD, Staten Island, New York
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Wow...this is really good! Keep writing!


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