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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 Winter Blues - I Cry For Color


I shiver tears.
My joie de vivre;
summer esprit’s lemon zested
lilac flirts and coral whispers have escaped me ~
grievous gray now flows through my veins.

I shiver melancholia,
entombed...

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Categories: color, depression, loneliness, longing, sad, winter,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Broken People
I wish to be with the broken people
the get in your face challenge me people
The sometimes hidden
sitting in a dark corner kinda people
The don't you...

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Categories: color, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Tale of Fire and Ice
Part I: Ice

He shines like silver midnight moon -
cool marble statue, this tycoon.
And though he makes the ladies swoon,
of ice he’s hewn.; of ice he’s...

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Categories: color, dream, fire, love, lust,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Broken
~Suicidal Night~

I sit alone in the dark
In the dark I sit alone
Nobody sees me
I see nobody

Flowers, above
My eyes have darkened to a color never seen...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: color, absence, death, emo, emotions, sorrow,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member To Be With You -
I love you,
that's not hard for me to say,
its not a prediction, or a reflection, it just is
a motion in my heart's ocean,
an ocean named...

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Categories: color, desire,
Form: Ballad



Premium Member POETS
When all around is darkness
Who provides the sun
When everyone is serious
Who is poking fun
When pollution clouds the bright blue sky
Who brings clarity
Who tries to bring...

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Categories: color, appreciation, encouraging, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
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, depression, lost
Form: Alliteration
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 HELLO BUTTERFLY


hello                      hello
butterfly  ...

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Categories: beautiful, color, imagery, insect, nature, summer,
Form: Concrete
Summers Eve
~Summer’s Eve ~


I am a woman!
I am proud-

I am everything you want. 
Plus more
The adoring wife,
A beautiful mother, 
A grandmother a granddaughter 
A daughter, a...

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Categories: color, beautiful, grandmother, mothers day, sister,
Form: Free verse
GREEN- reborn
GREEN, GREEN, GREEN!!!

My name is Jade Shamrock Green.
I will not eat one single green bean.
When I get mad, I turn green.
I wear my favorite green...

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Categories: color, funny, holidaygreen,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 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
I Can't Breathe
In memory of----

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

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Categories: abuse, bullying, color, discrimination, racism, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WORLD DAY AGAINST RACISM








You asked me the other day, my friend, 
who I am and I replied:
I am you in another body!
Yes, it is true,  
Look, how...

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Categories: color, love, peace,
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, march, nature,
Form: Verse
Eyes of Kaleidoscope
Kaleidoscope eyes

A universe of change
Round and round I go 
Unfolding-
My spirit of envy and gold,
The nascence of a new stone
Hazel room, vibrant lilac sky, 
Deep...

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Categories: beauty, color, deep, devotion, happiness, i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Yellow Shoes in the Darkness
Walking through the land of shadows 
wearing my yellow shoes
With each and every step
I created color and hues

The shadows started retreating
As color permeated the ground
Out...

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Categories: color, me, metaphor, places, yellow,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member All too Soon
One windy night upon my breast
I felt the kiss of winter’s breath
A breath that blew me into flight 
Upon my breast one windy night

A leaf...

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Categories: color, death, life,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Falling Like Leaves

Oh, how sweet Autumn air collars my heart
          The vapor of leaves, chill summer reprieves
 ...

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Categories: color, autumn, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Across The Border
"La Voz"

La Noche sin agua --- I spill my loving lips
Dancing, laughing and celebrating life 
I am his queen, aka' dulce Nina
A night he must...

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Categories: color, anger, corruption, how i feel, political,
Form: Free verse
THE R-O-S-E
THE ROSE


T~hirty-two steps through the yellow-green grass led me to you.
H~aving to choose which one; my heart with no doubt chose you.
E~very rose bloomed quite...

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Categories: color, love,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Colors
My pen strives to flow,
saturate virgin fibers
crisp, cool and clean, 
desires to spread
through virtuous threads 
with thoughts, reflections, 
colors from within -

yet at any given...

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Categories: beauty, color, friendship, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Gathering Wool
Cleaning out one of your drawers,
I remove your beautiful woven sweaters
     one    by    one
 ...

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Categories: color, lost love,
Form: Free verse
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, spiritual, sun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On the Wings of a Butterfly- Collab with my sister Cecilia Crasto

POTD 10th May 2018

A dedication to our departed Mum, Anne Forbes.
 And to all the dearly departed Mums who celebrate Mother’s day on the second...

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Categories: color, dedication, mother,
Form: Rhyme