blue cento

words taken from the wikipedia entry for “Blue”

red as war,
between violet and green:
medicine master
master of this

blue often became violent,
doom and so on.
grey as war.

his rules turning the air
into a fine powder.

the bright earth
ground into powder, too,
my blue body
red as war
under him.


We deliberate: not sky, not baby, not periwinkle or teal.