The Maple

heralding
the season change
a deepening of golds to red

Mysteries of the Color Wheel


sisters hold the secret
of simultaneously being
magenta and scarlet

Red Edge


boundary marking
the meeting place
of self and other

Rocket’s Red Glare

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poppies pop
an explosion of color
with pollen sparks

Awakened

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the brambles stir
branches pulse
with spring’s life force

Posey


A tiny bouquet of piercing red
surrounded by heart shaped leaves
offered to you by August.