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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
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 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 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



Premium Member 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 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,
Form: Free verse
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 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 a balloon


a balloon
canary yellow
the sun on her leash



AP: Honorable Mention 2020, Honorable Mention 2020

Submitted on June 26, 2020 for contest STRAND COMPLETELY NEW POETRY (1) sponsored...

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Categories: child, color, imagination, sun,
Form: Haiku
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 Take Me 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 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
     COLORS for MOTHER,

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

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Categories: art, beautiful, color, faith,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 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 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
moved...

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Categories: angel, beautiful, color, heaven,
Form: Rhyme
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 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
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 Sound, Hues and Juice
   a gentle breeze
   tinkling wind chimes
   her voice

   reflected
   within her eyes
  ...

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Categories: color, imagery, sound,
Form: Haiku
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
Black by Design
Black by Design 

Life 
sparkles
in 
sultry,
smoky eyes.    
Velvet 
smooth, 
black skin      
patterned from 
heart and soul of
Africa’s...

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Categories: color,
Form: Verse
White
White is the tiny jasmine growing in my garden
The soft snow that falls on my nose
The cumulus that drifts in the blue sky
The heart of...

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Categories: color, innocence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bright Beautiful Red
Big ripe Mcintosh apples found lying on the ground
Release sweet juiciness when their finders take a bite.
Ibises of scarlet stand elsewhere in the world without...

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Categories: color,
Form: Acrostic