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Crimson yellow

Crimson yellow

A Poem by SleeplessVolcano

words are simmering
the skillet is hot
good and bad steam
create a fusion
of the state of my mind - 
this stateless wanderer
rejected by all soil

more salt
some wise words
will combat
the chunks of darkness
that does not want
to cook through

A pinch of chilli
I still have some zest left
saffron will match
the crimson yellow
of my bleeding heart



© 2018 SleeplessVolcano



Author's Note

SleeplessVolcano
Image = Sunrise Painting, by Ford Oliver

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This piece has some phenomenal imagery. I could feel the skillet's warmth and could picture the metaphorical cooking throughout the entire poem. Loved it!

Posted 6 Months Ago


SleeplessVolcano

5 Months Ago

Thank you very much for your encouraging review.
i use to love combining yellow and red when coloring as a child ... brutally honest in this poem of cooking the self ;)
thank goodness for the chili and saffron zest to preserve something from the burn ;)
E.

Posted 6 Months Ago


SleeplessVolcano

6 Months Ago

a burn can be good too, right? ;)

mmmm....now I'm thinking about primary colors....I.. read more
Einstein Noodle

6 Months Ago

yes!!! like dominoes :)) i also liked blue and green and yellow and brown .. i can smell the crayon .. read more

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