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Best Color Poems

Below are the all-time best Color poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of color poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member Like Ice --- the Waltz
"Black Ice"

Sorrow flows from the first sunrise 
Eyes deeper than winter and rainfall
A painful combination never felt before 
At core death awaits

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Categories: absence, allusion, color, dance,
Form: Alliteration

Premium Member Hello Butterfly
hello                      hello
butterfly  ...

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Categories: beautiful, color, imagery, insect,
Form: Concrete
Portrait of Love
Let me paint you like a summer’s day,
Upon luscious landscapes where lovers play…
With oils of Celestial Blue and Carmine Red,
Cherry Blossom Pink with a Saffron...

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Categories: art, color, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member True Colors
Eyes are the windows of a soul and they say ‘Love is blind’
But how do you describe colour to a sightless person?

Such depths to your...

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Categories: color, friendship love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Can'T Breathe
In memory of----

Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my pulse
I sit here alone to forget the taste of air.
Overwhelm by the...

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Categories: abuse, bullying, color, discrimination,
Form: Free verse

One Green Leaf
One leaf fell from a tall, tall tree
and subtly kissed gnarled roots beneath;
a lover’s kiss below sunned-sheath 
of greenest leaves, a jubilee.  

One spiraling...

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Categories: color, green, holiday, imagery,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Kaleidoscope Eyes
Round and round I go 
Unfolding my spirit of envy and gold
The nascence of a new stone
Hazel room, vibrant lilac sky, 
Deep orange haze in...

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Categories: beauty, color, deep, devotion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Balloon
a balloon
canary yellow
the sun on her leash

AP: 1st place, Honorable Mention 2020, Honorable Mention 2020

Submitted on June 26, 2020 for contest STRAND COMPLETELY NEW POETRY...

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Categories: child, color, imagination, sun,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member In the Gloaming
That first glimpse of purple in the gloaming
As dawn softly rises in morning skies 
Ascending along with nature's colors
Is a look of faith and hope...

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Categories: color, inspirational, morning, purple,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Am Not Brave
How brave the amaryllis is
emerging naked from the soil,
an umber golden spear to pierce
the heresy of August air.

I am not brave like pilgrim bulbs,
though planted...

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Categories: color, flower, metaphor, nature,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Falls Magical Splendor
Golden light appears in tier after tier
As if Mother Nature were on a spree
Fall's magical splendor each passing year
Transforming the colors of every tree

Colors she...

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Categories: autumn, change, color, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Somewhere Exotic
The pungence of heartbreak swelters
in the tangled dreadlocks of love-lies-bleeding
Take me somewhere exotic
to breathe not the foul aroma
of disappointment and despair
Show me fields laced with...

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Categories: color, imagery, lost love,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Shades of My Gloom
In vertigo of night, in their riddled trance 
Boldness of petals melt on washed-out shades,
As faces etch a quiet gloom in varied hues
Capturing splashed oil,...

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Categories: art, color, introspection, loneliness,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member A Revelation
A Revelation

Sunrise greeted me through a purple haze.
The softest cooling breeze caressed my cheek.
Mauve filtered into rose clouds to amaze 
As prayerful meditation I did...

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Categories: color, god, grief, life,
Form: Sonnet
Write Your Name
Paint the world of words so bright

Brush the canvas with pure delight

Be the rainbow coming out of a storm

The sunrise of a beautiful morn

Paint the...

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Categories: color, life, poems,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Colors For Mother

Looking towards the blue sky
Every color camouflaged around the cloud
Tears of sadness began to dry
Watching all the colors display out loud

The dark needing...

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Categories: art, beautiful, color, faith,
Form: Rhyme
Sea Bride
Across the white sand waters
meld of teal and turquoise hue,
in sunlight, emerald facets, 
in shadow, grays of blue,
first breaking light of heaven,
tinted sky in tones...

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Categories: beach, beautiful, color, morning,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dancing Dewdrops
filtered through cotton-colored clouds
  golden rays of sunlight emerge
trapping dancing-dewdrops in their beams
  brightening welcoming skies
    the meadow an artist's...

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Categories: art, color, dance, sky,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Stained Glass Rainbow
At high noon mass
	thru colored glass
		a playful sunray dances
	for blessed sunday glances
reflected stained mosaic
hardly looks archaic
	when the rainbow’s set afire
		by heavenly orchestrated choir
	the congregation rejoices

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Categories: angel, beautiful, color, heaven,
Form: Rhyme
A Life Not Lived
Philanthropic phrases of pluto sink
In my soul, a slave of lonely black
Charade, whilst butterflies flutter 
In bruised heart, as pressed flowers 
Grieve in between snowflake-

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Categories: angst, anxiety, betrayal, color,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member - Chameleon Autumn -

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Categories: autumn, beauty, color,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Begging Sunlight -
A yellow song about autumn
Leaves falling slowly 
May nature embrace me gently

Birds mixing tunes 
Of such ecstatic sound 
Rising a sweet melody 
Creeds and song...

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Categories: autumn, beauty, color, sunshine,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Shout Whisperer
As I climbed up the ladder backwards
I somehow ended up at the bottom
I whispered in the ear of summer
until she turned into autumn

When my mirror...

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Categories: angst, care, color, dark,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rhapsody In Red
When morning breaks in shades of wine...
  with claret skies to blush the dawn...
     I will stretch and yawn, and...

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Categories: color, happy, nature, red,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Autumn's Gown
I sketched with pen the outlines of clustered naked trees
With brush in hand I painted with care and utmost ease.

Outpouring of emotions on canvas splashed...

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Categories: color, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme