This was an exercise for my creative writing class. We started by writing down a color, then writing down different concrete images the color reminded us of, and then what those images reminded us of…and so on until we had a story map/web. Then we wrote something about it. My colors were red and blue (I also did green, but didn't write about it). Enjoy.

Red is what we used to be

Unfeeling, untouching, uncaring,

Cold and distant and hard.

Where is the fire,

The passion,

The love,

The anger, the joy,

The feeling?

Gone is the caring,

Gone is the romance,

Gone is the power we held.

Out goes the red,

In comes the blue,

Metallic, shiny, and new.