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Crimson Passion

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Crimson Passion

Red sky at night, 
Fire in the clouds,
Sailors delight
So it's been told.
A sunset horizon
With bright crimson lips
And flashing blue eyes
And a rum drink to sip.
But the color that blushes
From your face as you scold
Is the crimson of passion
In the night that's foretold...



May 17, 2013 for Skat's Crimson Fest

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  1. Date: 6/8/2013 5:27:00 PM
    You have painted do much beauty through words Craig..Very beautiful indeed-Charma

  1. Date: 5/25/2013 3:53:00 AM
    Not too sure of the metaphorical connection here, but enjoyed the way you used color to express emotion and behavior.

  1. Date: 5/23/2013 11:53:00 PM
    Big heartfelt congratulations on your grand win as well my dear friend Craig! love and big hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 5/23/2013 10:59:00 AM
    Wow! What an amazing finish! Wonderfully romantic and makes you want to have a peep at what will unfold! ;)

  1. Date: 5/23/2013 10:09:00 AM
    Love the twist this one takes......excellent turn from sky to passion's crystal ball of fire!!

  1. Date: 5/21/2013 6:31:00 PM
    love it its full of tongue in cheek humour ty for sharing well penned

  1. Date: 5/20/2013 9:49:00 PM
    Craig, I love the sky you have colored with your words... Congratulations, luv~ luv~ **PD

  1. Date: 5/20/2013 2:58:00 PM
    congrats on your win, my friend!!

  1. Date: 5/20/2013 10:35:00 AM
    Brilliantly done Craig!...Love the way the poem takes a sudden turn at line 9...'crimson passion' tells it so well - Tim

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 9:20:00 PM
    CONGRATS !!! Thanks 4 painting my sky RED :-) ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 7:41:00 PM
    My dad was in the navy. I recall one of his all time quotes was "red skies at night, sailor's delight"... Love the elements in the poem. Very colorful with your great and unique imagery.

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 2:42:00 PM
    Excellent quill for the contest. Well done and Good luck. AO

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 10:04:00 AM
    Very creative take on this contest, Craig. "The crimson of passion" indeed!

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 12:09:00 AM
    i like the succinctness of this one. And it's nicely rhymed and metered!