The color red has many different associations and meanings. Seeing red suggests anger, while a red letter day is usually a happy occasion. Red is associated with love and romance — but it’s also the color of fire and blood. Some cultures associate the color red with luck, joy, and fortune; but in the U.S., it’s used for warnings (traffic indicators and threat levels) and debt (red ink). Pick one of the many meanings of red and use it to inspire a poem, scene or story.
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