RIC S. BASTASA


what is blue? Poem by RIC S. BASTASA


blue is
when you were young
and you could not eat the candy bar
because you had no money to
pay for it

blue is
when you become old
and save so much money
and you can now afford the candy bar
but you cannot eat it
because it makes you sick

blue is
you have the candy bar and you can eat it
but then
you are already dead in your bed

Submitted: Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Edited: Wednesday, June 11, 2008

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