Red Passion



clenching this dream

as I stagger towards

the maze of your heart

and silence grow pregnant

where I long for your love

to turn my evanescent soul

and sculpture my heart

a dream within a dream

as our memories fade

where passion is the fire

my silent heart within

as I write


©AvdL 2010

31 Responses to “Red Passion”

  1. Striking …such a vivid poetic picture, Amanda. Nicely done.

  2. divine…. fine insights….
    love all…

  3. powerful piece! love the words, pure poetry!

    Awesome 🙂


  4. Very passionate, it sizzles.

  5. Ah, you are back, and beautifully so! A great write Ms B!

  6. Such strong passion within your lines and as always the images are in harmony with what you have written.

  7. baeutiful poem amanda and splendid pic. missing your daily posts. have lots of fun.

  8. To me…You are Romance and Passion. Very well done, Red. I love it 🙂

  9. Sizzling definitely! So full of passion and my favorite color red! Happy Poetry Potluck, mandy >=P

  10. your words speak loud and clear.

    well done.
    love reading you.
    Thanks for linking,


  11. Haven’t been here for a while – this poem is really well constructed. A good selection of words – well done!

  12. Well done
    Only in poetry silence grow pregnant.
    Really great

  13. Beautiful ensemble of color, emotion, and passion for life. The video was captivating and uplifting. Blessings to you, Amanda…

  14. My silent heart within as I write… wow. Beautiful. 🙂

  15. what powerful words! Hope you are loving all you are doing xxx

  16. My beautiful Amanda,

    You write with pure emotion and I find you a kindred spirit. You tutor me with your talent that I aspire to and this poem was simply amazing..and moving.

    Your friend in the world of words,


  17. I read the poem while listening to poem… believe it sounded magical…
    absolutely beautiful…

  18. I was completely drawn along by every word down to the conclusion, beautiful piece of poetry. :))

  19. Ohh Amanda…You truly live inside the passionate color red!

  20. Lovely Amanda! Definitely one of my favorites by you.

    Loved this line the most:

    “where passion is the fire”

  21. Suppressed passion is volcanic.. or so I believe…
    And yours sure bursts forth in the form of words on my screen..
    You did justice to your color, lady, with a very fine write here…
    LOVE YOU!!!! xxxxxxx

  22. You’ve always impressed me, Mandy.
    Again, thematically perfect for the pic!

    If this were given and meant for me, I’d melt.
    Happy Holidays! Peace, UT

  23. Red is the color of your soul and it bleeds love. Your words are the tears of your soul. Thank you for sharing.

  24. Love the passion here. I also liked your poems posted on the poetry potluck page–thanks again for organizing.

  25. May that silent heart scream with ecstasy and Joy it will find in 2011!
    Smile Buttercup it don’t cost a thing!

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