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Color Poems | Examples of Color Poetry

Color Poems - Examples of all types of color poetry to share and read. This list of color poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of color poetry. This list of works about color is an excellent resource for examples on how to write color poems.
Premium Member Addicted
Need another hit of my poetic fix Eyes red bleeding from reading I am a little better or worse Than a drug addicted person Could be me but I like pipe dreams Poetry streaming Kisses are from the ceiling...Read More
Categories: addiction, color, how i
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Pen Pals
Many purple poets with so much to say Can’t read them all but teal try anyway I heard red heart beat from white page Was in your cherry chest but I felt it anyway I green gain from...Read More
Categories: color, feelings, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Easter Lily Parade
It's a burst of spring the Easter Parade of hues! Lilies dance on streets in creams and reds, deep green phase dazed orange yellow bliss maze. Heartbeat of rebirth while the flaming redbird sings amidst subtle scents. Colorful celebration Garden party location. ...Read More
Categories: celebration, color, easter, flower,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member It Started With A Blank Canvas
It started with a blank canvas. Oh, what should I do? The worry and fret! Should I add some blue? I haven't thought of anything yet. It started with a blank canvas. Maybe a line here or there? Should I paint some...Read More
Categories: color,
Form: Rhyme
Not Mine to Write
I see you dressed in black and white, like a page from a book I like, as if you're not mine to write. I read you as if you're made of words, Once, twice An avalanche of words into my mind; again, I...Read More
Categories: books, color, words, writing,
Form: Rhyme

Baby Blue
My favorite color has always been one that gave me strength in the softness of the flower petals When you’re young you can fly without wings because your favorite color says so Dreams seems like they...Read More
Categories: blue, child, color, fun,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member THE JADE GARDEN
I lay down languidly in a garden of jade The sky looks green and the water too The Sun looks to have a greenish tinge Have I put on my green glasses? No clue No, I am in a...Read More
Categories: celebration, change, color, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Upbeat Day Ahead
I hail each bronze, red, and blue coloured dawn, as pulsing heart mould torch flame of bliss, to gaze across some awestruck mint sprig lawn, that golden birthright never goes amiss Eye beam urban verve one duly...Read More
Categories: color, birth, blessing, celebration, cheer
Form: Quatrain
IT STARTED WITH A BLANK CANVAS Come lay your paint on me, it pleaded I’m here in this garret, naked and cold So what could I as a sensitive artist, do Except comply, dabbing shades of blue Reaching for indigo,...Read More
Categories: color, rainbow,
Form: Rhyme
Black Colt Vesper
I lay my dark and spiraled finger against pure and corded wildwood, In the wailing current of the rich wheels of wilderness, Before the sonant vesper of dreaming by a worshiping colt, Shielded from sheaths of stone by a tree...Read More
Categories: color, dark, dream, horse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I AM
I am that little light that shines Within your heart inside your mind That rises floats despite dark dilemma I keep you warm despite white December I am the start when some say end That little spark of blue...Read More
Categories: character, christian, color, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Redamancy
Neon lights of love glister from the strobic sphere. Is my desire abhorrent? My head, spinning with each phantasmagoric twirl, yearns for your adoration....Read More
Categories: color, desire, heart, light,
Form: Sedoka
Premium Member Low Key Radical Cyrch A Chwta
Waterfall chandeliers flood me as they sparkle delicately; Watercolor waves shine brightly upending my debauchery; Fanciful lets these tears fall free they unleash all of my fury; Graffiti of lights on the wall facets enthrall but glow low key; Rhyme and...Read More
Categories: color, emotions, feelings, water,
Form: Other
To Put It Poorly
To put it poorly, You are the taste of chocolate And the pulse of being high Of caffeine running through my lungs Of screaming towards the sky And to put it even poorer, I know a bird who cannot fly A tiny...Read More
Categories: color, nonsense, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Imitators
red plumes, sunset blooms since denim sky blues faded lookalikes, sweet fumes ever moving wind fragrant and changing like sky cedes to misty trend reds, pinks, plums and golds the world I knew went away mimics unpatrolled scarlet summer sass red cardinal sings sultry diamonds in...Read More
Categories: appreciation, beauty, color, flower,
Form: Haiku

Specific Types of Color Poems

Read wonderful color poetry on the following sub-topics: black, blue, brown, green, grey, kids, pink, purple, red, rhyme, sensory, simile, skin, white, word and more.

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