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Color Poems

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  
Fading Away Tektite Tears Free verse color, dark, encouraging, flower,
You live mike loewenrosen Carpe Diem color, cute love, romantic,
Premium Member Poem HUES OF MY VENTURES nette onclaud Sonnet adventure, color, creation,
Colour Of My Heart Subimal Sinha-Roy Sonnet analogy, butterfly, color, heart,
Premium Member Poem COLOUR OF MY HEART Line Gauthier Sonnet abuse, appreciation, care, color,
Premium Member Poem The Color Of My Heart Sandra Haight Sonnet color, heart, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem I am Prejudice Bobby May I do not know? color,
Premium Member Poem InThe Circadian Rhythms of Time millard lowe Prose Poetry color, imagery, metaphor, rainbow,
Premium Member Poem COLOUR OF MY HEART Janis Thompson Sonnet color, heart, humanity,
Premium Member Poem Colour of my Heart Winged Warrior Sonnet color, humanity, rainbow,
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Coffee Shoes
by Terry Mullally
I spilled my coffee, on my new suede shoes.
Then I panicked, because the stain would profuse.
Then I noticed, that the stain would blend in.
If I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chocolate, color, drink, funny,

The Colour of My Heart
by Brian Densham
The deeper that we look inside we find
The less there is to tell us all apart
Distinctions that exist inside the mind
Retreat before the colour of...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, heart, prejudice,

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Color of My Heart
by John Gondolf
When young my world through rose tint glasses seen;
my life was grand and to all problems blind;
the world was never seen as byzantine;
no diff’rence ever...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, conflict, hate, prejudice,

Color of my heart
by cecil hickman
Do you see, what has come, from deep within my soul.
Can you hear, the quiet sound, that continues the goal.
What delivers my eternal love, that...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, feelings, happiness, heart,

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SENSATIONS
by Brian Strand
the tree
   is blue..
a
guitar
     blue,
light
   changes
to a
luxuriant
     green,
yellow
   becomes
  ...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, fantasy,

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THE COLOURS OF MY HEART
by Cindi Rockwell
Pathetic valentine paper hearts
Always red with sing-song verse
But mine is made of rainbow arts
For better and sometimes worse.

When my heart is full and overflows
Family devotion,...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, feelings, heart,

Friendship in the Fall
by Ann Kershaw
Friendship in the Fall

Maple leaves lime yellow, 
see through claret red
 paved the way and led us to conversations of losing all our teeth
 but...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, color, food, friendship,

The Urn with Dreams
by Camelia Radu


I had to arrive in the middle of the world
to listen to the deserts’ wind,
and to the rustle of trees with unknown leaves,
and then to...

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

Blind Sides
by K.R. Wonder
If you could see in just one color, what color would that be? 
Would you pick red in order to look past the fear and...

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

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Morning Beauty
by Brenda Chiri
Tall dead like winter trees
Stand Stark black in forefront
In this picturesque winter freeze
Birds sit atop branches to hunt

Purples, pinks, and gold
Bridge the morning skies
What a...

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

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As White would Rule this Day
by Gerald Dillenbeck
When black would rule each day
and white compete for fire-crossed night

Degenerate monopolies
without room or time for color's nuance
cooperative slow truth and beauty harmonies
outlasting endless distressed...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, color, health, light,

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Walking On A Rainbow
by Angel L Villanueva
The light scarf flutters with the breeze
As I walk by the barren trees.
Their leaves a carpet spread for me,
Of colors autumn has set free.
On yellow,...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, color, rainbow, seasons,

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Ultramarine
by Bernard Chan

It’s the point of no return. 
Eyes dive in, swim, drown, refuse rescue. 

Denser than black, 
fiercer than blood,
a telepathy of purple, 
a saturation of...

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

IF YOU GIVE YOUR HEART AWAY BY JOHN LARS ZWERENZ
by John Lars Zwerenz
IF YOU GIVE YOUR HEART AWAY

If you give your heart away
Then consecrate with certainty.
Make your union for eternity, 
For more than just a passing day.

For...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, beautiful, color, emotions,

Apology to Black Cats
by OMAR JABAK
I feel attracted to these social creatures,
Which come in different names and features.
Some like them and treat them really well,
And show them so much love...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, cat, color, discrimination,

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Choose Rainbows
by Jo Daniel
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Shape | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, rainbow,

Hidden
by Ibohal Kshetrimayum
Into halves
Knife cuts pumpkin
Damp flames...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, conflict, courage, crush,

Illusion
by Ibohal Kshetrimayum
Vegetable stall
Water-drops on tomatoes
Like tears...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, conflict, confusion, courage,

Batch of Perseverance
by Tatiana Nde
Time Has Finally Reached
Years Gone By
Toiling Tines Passed and...
Great Memories Made

Ladies of All Genres
Ladies of Substantial Value
Ladies with Charisma
Though We Had Clashes

Though We Faced Troubles
My...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, beautiful, blessing, celebration, class,

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AUTUMN SHADES
by Line Gauthier


The last of autumn leaves 
   in shades of red and gold
trembling and shuddering
   shivering in the cold
hush whispers to the...

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