Treasure Island

Thelma S. Pierce McBurney

(Jennings, LA, USA)

Red


Red as the breast of a Robin
Red as the petals of a rose
Red as the rays of the evening sun
Red as a firelight glows
Red as your lips raised to mine
Red as a glass of red rich wine
Red as the dress you wore
When you promised to be mine

Submitted: Thursday, January 02, 2003

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