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Best Colour Poems

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


A Cathartic Weave Of Three

listen,
the whispers
of leaves
turn colour
autumn is here.

now that you are gone
who will wake every morn
to lift the sun
unveil the sky
etch in the clouds
who will paint the...

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Categories: colour, break up, celebration, devotion, earth, i
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A girl named Sue
POTW 1 Oct 2018

Gossip about her
swept the school yard through
“Hey if you’ve got what it takes 
There’s this girl named Sue
For a pack of smokes
or...

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Categories: colour, angst, fantasy, teen love,
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: colour, color, friendship love,
Form: Free verse
A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: colour, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter, encouraging, faith,
Form: Free verse
On One Knee


if you wanted to dance with me
i mean really wanted to dance with me
then i would
i would dance with you

if you needed me to walk...

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Categories: colour, celebration, for her, i love you,
Form: Dramatic monologue



Shine
Shine as a source of endless light
whose rainbows of colour deter the night
where daydreams are gentle as doves in flight
and sleep the sleep of angels

Shine...

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Categories: colour, death, sleep,
Form: Elegy
Jesus
On the day our eyes open to the prism of the sun

On that day, Winter solitude  would be gone

The avalanche of differences melts into...

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Categories: colour, blessing, easter, forgiveness, jesus, love,
Form: Free verse
Recalling Her
It is thirty six years ago, and I am with her in the garden,
where July is a picnic of egg sandwiches, cress-stippled,
fuzzy-downed peaches, yellow-tangy lemonade.
Her...

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Categories: colour, grandmother, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The True Knight
POTD 9th April 2018

Synopsis -
A story of selflessness without jealousy or rancor that is often evident through the ages in all walks of life, even...

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Categories: colour, love, romance, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
A Glimpse


guilty as charged
i stole it tall
every consonant 
every vowel
every word
every sentence 

plagiarized 

the ocean
in its unique shades of blues and greens
combined and blended to create
its...

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Categories: colour, beauty, celebration, character, creation, heart, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FORGIVE AND FORGET
I asked you what I have done wrong
But there is no response - just a stony silence
No words can convey my guilt, my inner sadness

This...

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Categories: colour, forgiveness,
Form: Free verse
The Scent Of Your Soul
The scent of your soul

a caramalized breeze of fruit odours

reverbrating softly through my memory

Throwing me right back in ninth grade 

where we sat side by...

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Categories: colour, absence, love,
Form: Free verse
Ode To The Hydrangea
ODE TO THE HYDRANGEA

Misunderstood little Mophead,
They call her ‘Changing Rose’,
Her colour comes from the soil
And the acidity in which she grows.

Chorus:	Water in her name,
		Water in...

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Categories: colour, flower,
Form: Ode
The red wheelbarrow
The old red wheelbarrow is still standing there
right next to my Grandfather’s fixed rocking chair.
Though neither has moved in a good many years
their presence revives...

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Categories: colour, death, grandparents, happiness, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wounded Souls of an Artistic Kind
Her brush strokes sorrow upon her canvas,
as oils drip with sadness. 
He captures images of silent spirits, 
drifting in blackness.

In her black and white world,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: colour, angst, art, sad,
Form: Rhyme
A Leap Of Faith

               maybe
my works are only writes
   should poetry speak...

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Categories: colour, creation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Artist
Stillborn
a mood of aberrant colour
a stain on the Artist’s worlds
a heart pulsating with pain
a wide range of intense ardour
mixed  on a fine palette
and a...

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Categories: colour, art, dedication, depression, emotions, feelings, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shattering Rose Glasses
Uncomplicated me
I thought I was coloured blind
free thinking and kind
with an evolved mind
Loving and accepting 
of the ones I find

Yet my blindness 
Is that of...

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Categories: colour, education, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
The Scent Of Your Soul
The scent of your soul
a caramelized breeze of fruit odours
reverberating softly through my memory
Throwing me right back into ninth grade
where we sat side by side
Your...

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Categories: colour, absence, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ONE FOR ALL
God is all colours
And He is no colour,
For He lives in the black
And He lives in the white.
He lives in the mixed,red
Olive, brown and yellow,
For...

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Categories: colour, life, love, peace, people
Form: Rhyme
Stars Never Forget Our Dreams
I've dreamt dreams in my life 
till you forgotten who I am
the smooth curves of my lips 
and roses in my hair.
You've dreamt dreams in...

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Categories: colour, absence,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Shattering Rose Coloured Glasses
Uncomplicated me
I thought I was coloured blind
free thinking and kind
with an evolved mind
Loving and accepting 
of the ones I find

Yet my blindness 
Is that of...

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Categories: colour, betrayal, black african american, brother, courage,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member My One Regret
If I weren't afraid, I'd...
Have pulled that red lipstick
Out of my purse 
And with cover
Of sister and cousin
Surrounding your coffin
Replaced that drab pink coral
With your...

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Categories: colour, humor, mom, sorry,
Form: Light Verse
The Sea-Man's Return
Swept away
the last colour 
of sunset,
Ocean in his eyes,
winds  and waves
the sea-man loved.

Forever gone
the late-song
of night birds,
crushed corals,
sand and rocks
the sea-man loved.

Blown afar
the harvest...

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Categories: colour, happiness, lost love, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Penny for your Thoughts
So many pennies,
lost in the system,
rejected, neglected,
dejected -
cursed by '99' price tags,
a charity box favourite,
nobody wants nor waits for.

So many forgotten pennies,
lost on the streets...

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Categories: colour, analogy, metaphor, political,
Form: Free verse