primary colors

she sized him up a moment, then
decided he was someone she should hate:
a conservative man, probably upright,
whose idea of adventure was to
leave off black and gray for
primary colors

in that same moment, he
decided she was someone to be wary of:
a gypsy soul, probably well-intentioned,
whose idea of virtue was
that she never started quarrels with
the people she openly
despised

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