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You told me red

Demi Fox 2003 (UK)

You told me your favourite colour was red
...so I wore it
You told me I looked beautiful
...so I adored it
You told me to impress you
and I thought I did.
But what a fool I felt when you did what you did.

You told me your favourite colour was red
so you made me wear it.
You told me I looked beautiful
so you made sure I adored it.
You told me to impress you
but you impressed yourself.

You told me your favourite colour was red
...so that's what I bled.
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Submitted by demifox03 on March 04, 2021

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