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Color Poems | Examples of Color Poetry

Color Poems. Below are examples of poems about colors. This list of color poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of color poetry. This list of works about color is an excellent resource for examples on how to write color poems.

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List of Color Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Don't Yuck My MultiColored Yum Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse color, earth, green, hate,
The colors of Life M. L. Kiser Blank verse art, color, growth, happiness,
the first dance jan hansen Blank verse absence, color, confidence, dance,
Pink Polyester Pants Quoth TheRaven Light Verse color, beauty, best friend, boy,
Premium Member Poem Colorful Story Heidi Sands Rhyme autumn, color, words,
Premium Member Poem FALL PANTOMINE Line Gauthier Free verse autumn, color, dance, muse,
Premium Member Poem Autumn-ku Gregory R Barden Haiku autumn, color, love, romance,
the vanished key jan hansen Blank verse absence, africa, color, confidence,
We shall talk again Leo Mbalamana Personification color, art, blessing, blue, character,
To Butterfly Muzahidul Reza Haiku beauty, butterfly, color,

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Her Beauty - The Diminished Hexaverse Style
by Dorian Petersen Potter


 ~ Her   Beauty ~
 (Diminished Hexaverse) 


 Her beauty I see 
 Enchanting she  stands 
 Full of grace serene 
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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, beautiful, color, nature,

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Vermilion Fall
by Gregory R Barden

There is a palette, rare, that Autumn holds

               Brights shades of...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, autumn, beauty, color,

UNTITLED
by Tiffany Herrera
It has taken me so long
To finally rid you out my system
It took violent storms and a whirlpool of emotions
To get me out of the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, art, beautiful, beauty, cheer

Autumn Kiss
by DM Babbit
Suddenly, the days are colder
  wind rushing briskly on my shoulder;
summer shadows fade and disappear
  in the cloudy grays of the northern sphere.

Here...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, color,

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A SUN THAT NEVER SETS
by Line Gauthier


in my dreams
the curse is lifted
in a summer field
we run
we play
we dance
we laugh
under a rainbow
a fiesta of color
for a summer 
and a setting sun
that never...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, dance, dream, joy,

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Sunset with clarity
by Heidi Sands

I watched the sun lower through the colored trees
A beam of light between yellow and orange leaves
White clouds were shimmering across the blue
Beauty was spreading...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, color, sunset,

The Rainbow
by M. L. Kiser
Colors of the rainbow glow,
In shades of diversity;
Light brings changing, shifting hues;
To sky’s family....

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Dodoitsu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, encouraging, hope, rain,

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Just a few patches I urge you to paint
by Probir Gupta
You are having many a hue with you
Just a few drops I beg of you to lend me
Trust me this I will hide inside the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, image,

Watercolor
by M. L. Kiser
Colors swim across the page;
Red, blue, yellow, purple, green;
Blend into the background as,
Artist paints a scene....

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Dodoitsu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, blue, color, green,

A Silhouette of Excellence
by Mark Morris
I sat, reading on a bench, at the harbor. She sat on the river bank, draped in a flag of pink precision, decorated by large...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, angel, appreciation, art, beautiful,

Mid-October Morn
by Tracey holmes
Welcoming winds and sweeping clouds
The sky soft and grey
Easy on tired eyes
Freshly teared 
Bravely facing the day

Cool movement on skin and hair
The stroking sense of...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, color, life, london,

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A new scene
by Heidi Sands

Summer’s warmth joined fall, yesterday
I sat and watched the leaves flirt with the breeze
Raining color from the tall trees
Flickering in the sunshine, all around
Like one...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful, change, color, smile,

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VISUAL ART
by nette onclaud




The orange sunset bleeds, and in its wake
Corona of moon flaunts a hue…opaque;
To etch one’s vision until dawn rises
While brushstrokes in oil abandon the day--
With...

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Ekphrasis | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, color,

strange summer
by jan hansen
Strange summer

This has been a curious summer
few insects around and the bees have disappeared too.
It didn`t use to be like this I had nets in...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, color, creation,

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LILAC
by Line Gauthier


lilac
her favorite
every shade



posted on October 10, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, color, flower, love,

Safe For All
by Todd Aguilar Jr.
When will there be a day
we put the bull shi*t away
safe for all kids of color
 
to come out and play
not have to run away
shooting...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, appreciation, color, death,

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The Fashion Show
by Carol Connell
The voices of trees advertise all around
of their fashion show, where they will paint red the town.

Mighty oak leaves with their auburn frocks
sachet past ringing...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, color, fashion, red,

Taking A Walk
by Bonnie House
Taking A Walk

I'm taking a walk to see what I can see
I see a light blue sky with rolling clouds
sun shining brightly

I'm taking a walk...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, color, fun, god,

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AND ON THE SEVENTH DAY
by Line Gauthier


God was so pleased with his six days of creation
The seventh day He declared a day of rest
Bound to have some heavenly
Well-deserved rest and recreation

As...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, creation, fun, games,

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Say It Ain't So
by Jack Ellison


The start of October
We've rounded the bend
The sad end to summer
Is upon us again

How great it would be
To have summer all year round
Would we still...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, color,