The carpet of blood

Patterned with darkenings, congealments.

The curtains — ruby corduroy blood,

Sheer blood-falls from ceiling to floor.

The cushions the same. The same

Raw carmine along the window-seat.

A throbbing cell. Aztec altar — temple.


You revelled in red.

Hughes, TED: RED (1998)

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