the color of passion. and red candy! Match your party or event color scheme with red candy. Red Candy Buffet: When decorating with red candies, highlight your sweet colors with pink candy and white candy for a classic romantic effect.
The red sunlight symbolizes the mass amounts of blood spilled during the war. It is not clear what war Poe is referring too, however at the time of the writing of this poem both the war of 1812 and the wars of Spanish American independence were under way.