Treasure Island

Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

(Baltimore, Maryland)

#340 Haiku Serenade In Red


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Red velvet sunset
Serenades earth and sky
An opera in red

8/31/08
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Ribbons of color
Harmonize across sky
Red velvet sunset

Submitted: Monday, September 01, 2008
Edited: Wednesday, September 03, 2008

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  • Ben Gieske (9/4/2008 6:51:00 PM)

    #1
    This one links together nicely the sun, earth and sky. “Serenades” is a good choice of words evoking the coming of evening and the beginning of a love story portrayed via opera, although operas are usually stories with complicated plots of love affairs, in which case the “red” could be a hint of this. “Red velvet” can be two colors implying motion, change, or things evolving. Altogether a closely knit, beautiful picture. Much more to this poem than I first realized.

    #2
    This poem plays with my eyes and imagination once again including a sense of motion with ribbons moving (harmonizing) . (Report) Reply

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