Popping Red

March 13, 2011
By ijustbeolivia GOLD, Greensboro, North Carolina
ijustbeolivia GOLD, Greensboro, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"Man has his will- but woman has her way" Oliver Wendell Holmes


Red pops from strawberries like a surprise hello,
And blankets a cardinal’s regal chest,
And colors a Fuji apple in strokes.

Red pops from my freshly painted toenails,
And stains my lips from a cherry popsicle,
And colors the jelly inside of a Swedish Fish.

Red pops from a fragrant spring rose,
And halts drivers from a stop sign,
And colors the clay earth below.

The author's comments:
I chose to write a poem about red, and embodied the energy of red by describing it as popping and attention-grabbing.

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