in three shades

cover you
in blue

you are
the cold palette

transparency
like ice

you
in blue
I cover you
yellow

like a sun
the paint gone
from the cup

you are the warm
the bright
I smother you

in red
volcano
brooding fire

boiling bubbling
stuff
thrown in the air

the lava flow
across the yellow sun
then
melting the glacier

running
in a rivulet

your face on fire
cold

~

Poem #331 from a series of poems drawn from the imagination and collected as: a Bachelard reverie.

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