Green

"Warm and Red Berlin" (Photo Credit: Kaisa Vuorio)

“Warm and Red Berlin” (Photo Credit: Kaisa Vuorio)

 
GREEN

When you see red
I see green
She’s in your head
when you see red.

She was your pearl, you said,
forever your queen.
When you see red
I see green.

2014-06-18
P. Wanken 

 

Posted for 100 Days of Summer 2014 (Facebook Group): 4 ~ Green. Also shared at Poets United for their Midweek Motif: Light and Dark (not exactly in the same strain in which it was intended, I’m sure…but light/dark contrast nonetheless).

 

Author’s Note: 
This photograph was actually posted for a different day/theme, but I continued to return to it, being intrigued by the color, the feeling of looking in on others together, the reflections. Truly an interesting photo by fellow challenge contributor, Kaisa Vuorio.

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12 comments

  1. What a beautiful photo, Paula. And I really like your poem, “when you see red, I see green”. I so know the feeling – so lucky, the woman he sees as his pearl and his queen.

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  2. Fine poem. I see the connection to glass half empty/full which could translate to light and dark, I think. Please make a point of visiting the other poets at Poets United.

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    1. My connection to the dark/light theme was of a more moody nature…love/hate(envy), but thanks anyway. And…yes, I always visit others as I’m able. I rarely have time all at once to do my writing/posting AND visiting.

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    1. Thanks, Rosemary…I’ve been using photos from a “100 day” challenge…most post photographs for the challenge. So my inspiration comes daily!

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