Poem What Is Red: Meaning, Themes, Moral Values and Moral Lesson
Meaning Poem What Is Red
Red is sunset
Blazing and bright.
Hot and bright sun
Red is feeling brave
With all your might.
Bravery and strength/power
Red is a sunburn
Spot on your nose
Nose that is burnt by the sun (when you are under the hot sun for too long)
Is a red, red, rose.
A rose (the flower)
Red squiggles out
When you cut your hand.
Blood that comes out of a cut finger/hand
Red is a brick
Brick that is used to build houses and buildings
And the sound of a band.
Loud and high pitch sound of a musical band
Red is hotness
You get inside
When you’re embarrassed
And want to hide.
The great feeling of embarrassment makes you feel like hiding from other people (Some people blush when they are embarrassed – their faces turn red)
Fire-flicker red –
Fire crackers, fire brigade or an unsteady movement of flame like a candle or flickering light (like a police car/ambulance/fire brigade)
And when you’re angry
Red runs through your head.
Your head feels hot with anger (hot temper)
Red is an Indian,
Reference to the native American tribe
A Valentine heart.
The trimmings on
A circus cart
The bright red decorations on a circus cart
Red is a lipstick
The colour of lipstick that women love to wear
Red is a shout
Loud call or cry (to show a strong emotion)
Red is a signal
That says: “Watch out!”
A warning of danger (to be on the look-out / to be alert)
Red is a great big
A big rubber ball (small children are always attracted to a red ball)
Red is the giantest
Colour of all.
Red is the most widely seen colour around us / the colour that we will notice immediately around us (‘giant’ already means very big. ‘giantest’ is just to make it sound extremely big)
Red is a show-off,
No doubt about it –
Obviously easy to see/notice/display (Some people use red simply to attract attention – maybe for personal reasons)
But can you imagine
Living without it?
he question emphasizes the fact that our life would be dull and boring without red as a colour in the world.
Themes, Moral Values, Moral Lessons
Red is the warmest of all colors.
Positive versus Negative
Life and vitality
We should have a positive attitude in our daily life
Have self confidence in doing everything and anything
Be brave/courageous in facing the challenges in life
We must try to control our anger or temper
We should not be hateful towards others
We must try to change our bad behaviour
Positive and Negative Traits of Red :
Positive keywords include:
energy and speed
assertive and confident
courageous and strong
Negative keywords include: