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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 Multicolors on Green
In the wide meadow, there were colors on the green, Perfumed and lovely, and dancing in yellow sunbeams, In the deepest emerald, were creams and tangerines, Beauty had roamed someplace, where it'd never been! In a deep green meadow,...Read More
Categories: beautiful, color, flower, green,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Charms Of Autumn
Sun so sleepy in snappy sky, fleshy wood nymphs wool gathering, wandering, warbling, sprites so sprightly store sunflower seeds, loving lazy long lambent weekend, chilled cider, Creator God's coloration of leaves, children's caramel candy apple smiles, cozy cardigan, contentment, charms of Autumn....Read More
Categories: color, 7th grade, autumn, candy,
Form: Alliteration
Ode to Black
The murder of the crows flies straight lines over me. Darkness casts shadows long defining what we see: The night sky void of stars, ten thousand points of light, Holes absent far beyond, my eyes useless...Read More
Categories: color, deep, depression, pain,
Form: Quatrain
Les feuilles mortes
Late, the morning glories rise passionate, royal, magenta blooms trumpeting, helloes and goodbyes; novice neophytes falling into lavender blush dream states succumbing to a mellowed change in weather cooler days awakened by pale aging sunlight soft, restless...Read More
Categories: autumn, color, september,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Four Lines About Hair
Four Lines About Hair By: Miracle Man September 17, 2021 She needed no spotlight when hair was red, that was before blond became un-bottled. She preferred that contrasting color instead, Fifty years as a blonde has left hair mottled. ...Read More
Categories: best friend, color, hair,
Form: Rhyme



Autumn Blushes
Majestic autumn welcome home, As summer yields to slumber, To flaunt your leafy vibrant hues, Of yellow, gold and umber. From whence do all your colours come, That paint your wondrous scenes, Do fairies brush from pots of gold, And daub the...Read More
Categories: autumn, color, nature,
Form: Ode
Premium Member pear
pear salad dancing with color.... funeral today Second death in our church from COVID. Here in rural Georgia neighbors, friends, family, church members have always brought in food and helped when there was a death. Now...Read More
Categories: color, death,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Queen Plumeria
the queen of flowers symbol of birth spring and love hued belle of the dawn elegant, lovely varicolored or one shade more fragrant at night a beloved queen on the green, scent meets freshness in hour of power darling of Hawaii for beauty, sunshine's falling in...Read More
Categories: beautiful, color, flower, green,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member - Fog Talk -
Categories: color, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Things Go Bump
Phantom ceiling squeaks impish night owl’s egg and spoon race cancelled by ghost thunder rolls startle mischievous sprites in a trance. spine-tingling plot now unfolds at lightening speed Milky Way spins an oafish chuckle....Read More
Categories: art, color, dream, fun,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Autumn's Return
As summer ends its days of jade, And frost announces fall's return, The leaves prepare their yearly blush; A reddish-brown we soon discern. While autumn tints the waiting trees, And verdant grass returns to sleep, The birds migrate to southern lands, Though...Read More
Categories: autumn, color, seasons, september,
Form: Quatrain
Eyes of lies
They laughed at us in the trees. Underestimated these. Didn’t see the bullets come, now they’re not laughing. They laughed at us on our knees. Didn’t see the hidden blades, found out where real pain lays,...Read More
Categories: anger, betrayal, birth, color,
Form: Free verse
Eco living
The peeping birds agape up my psyche towards the dateless flattery cascade that fluxes from the celestial mountains into the serene emerald ocean and gives a concise meaning to the life of a woodland man who is lost in the fire of the furious selfish...Read More
Categories: adventure, betrayal, color,
Form: Free verse
Green and yellow
I don't like sunshine at a stretch Still, if it is staying away for long I am robbed of my roses A continuous rain a non-stop super express train I do criticize but then a few raindrops...Read More
Categories: color,
Form: Free verse
FURY FOR THE MASSES III
“Worm! Your honor; Witness the decline of the American Dream, a demise right on time. “ I surmise… The death of democracy, our blind rage for insane things. Lies are truth and fiction is Fact. The blind...Read More
Categories: color, america, anger, change, class,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Color Poems

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