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When Sue Wears Red

When Susanna Jones wears red
Her face is like an ancient cameo
Turned brown by the ages.
Come with a blast of trumpets,
When Susanna Jones wears red
A queen from some time-dead Egyptian night
Walks once again.
Blow trumpets, Jesus!
And the beauty of Susanna Jones in red
Burns in my heart a love-fire sharp like pain.
Sweet silver trumpets,
Langston Hughes, 1923, 1926
By special request – Have a safe pleasant holiday season.
About tenthltr2u (1074 Articles)
A child of the 60's I often feel out of place in the world as it exist today. Too much excess, too much materialism, too few people who genuinely care or give a damn. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. Antoine de Saint-Exupery

6 Comments on When Sue Wears Red

  1. Thanks sweetie 😉 Great pic!!


  2. My pleasure, have a good one.


  3. He certainly could show appreciation for women! ~Jane~


  4. AMEN to that red dress! If it weren’t for that red dress, there would be a lot less trumpet blowin’ going on for sure! Here’s to the Susanna Jones in every woman who inspires a man to blow his trumpet just a little sweeter.Sister Cat, blessed and inspired by all of the sweet silver trumpet blowin’ men


  5. Thank you Sister Cat,My hat’s off to all of the Susanna Jone’s in the house. Wishing you all a very safe, pleasant and joyful holiday season.Let the trumpets blow!PeaceTenthltr2u


  6. Have a great weekend!


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