The Many Appeals of the Color Red

By: alexanderlewin

Jun 05 2015

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Category: acrylic, collage, Hand-painted, Sufism

2 Comments

Aperture:f/2.4
ISO:250
Shutter:1/50 sec
Camera:Lumia 520

Red with shyness,
the red that became all the rose-garden reds.

The red distance.
Red of the stove and boiling water,
red of the mountain turning bloodred now.

Mountain holding rubies secretly inside,
should I love more you,
or your modesty?

Jelaluddin Rumi (1207-1273)
tr.Coleman Barks
from Rumi: The Big Red Book
HarperCollins 2010
rumi red4

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2 comments on “The Many Appeals of the Color Red”

  1. Like this one Lex, curious mix of a petri dish, neurological diagram, sweets and petals. Yum! Ed


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