Under a Red Umbrella

Rain.
+ underexposed images
grays, muted browns
washed together with
little aesthetic appeal

Red.
A single umbrella,
perhaps a skirt, or bright boots
Dancing through the landscape
laughing, calling us out

Redress.
The beauty of the day
is palpable, but requires coaxing
she has hidden herself
& waits for you to call

Go now, fetch your imagination
use your outside voice
smile in anticipation
She will reward your joy
reward your optimism, with a kiss
laughing,
under a red umbrella

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About onethumbpoetry

Psychologist living in Seattle. My passions; writing, fashion design, photography, amazing conversations.
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One Response to Under a Red Umbrella

  1. Nancy V says:

    Who wouldn’t want to know this girl. Who needs amazing conversations when you can write a monologue like this?

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