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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.
Still No Spark
Some say the colors look different in different lights, There's no point in swimming against the tides Besides, some say all colors are the same in dark, Come on! On my mind, there's still no spark ...Read More
Categories: color,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member A Dance for Two
A dance of two, dance of two, gold sun and moon, Granting sunrises, inky midnights, and afternoon. A dance of two, dance of two, ruby petals of June, With successive, hued seasons, ever coming soon. Gaiety in deep, powdery...Read More
Categories: color, dance, day, moon,
Form: Monorhyme
I will write a poem A blue rose she has to be Freshly pruned so extremely Blue she turns the heads of Nobility and ordinary folks Yes the elegance of the rose Especially i will compose a...Read More
Categories: blue, color, garden,
Form: Prose
Beast of Burden
Gusty winds start Willows under siege depart A bird and a rabbit wallows Under the trees on burrows... The bird said to the rabbit, "Why do you keep on digging?" The rabbit replied, "To keep myself...Read More
Categories: color,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Wilder and Wilder Dancing
Frenzied, melodic tunes are playing, in the lime green forests, In whistles, croaks and chirping, where jade growth is lawless, And nature is humming and dancing, all over the azure world- Then colors dance on even skies, where...Read More
Categories: animal, bird, color, dance,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Close Quarter Riddle
In the light of autumn skies, one might sense this blind turbulent endeavour, raptures veering like some wanton thunderstorm, behind dark moon frost allure, amber leaf vortex among bemused grey clouds, gust-ridden disco blue hue, tumbling high jinx from skyline moist...Read More
Categories: beautiful, beauty, birth, color,
Form: Suzette Prime
Premium Member The Colors of Hope
In the bleakest corners of Hell-Town midst playgrounds littered with glass Disfigured weeds stretch to the sky and no one's seen a blade of grass ...Read More
Categories: absence, children, color, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Every Autumn
Leaves change color every Autumn, tinting trees from top to bottom. And as children whoop and holler every Autumn leaves change color. As greens disappear, reds abound, and orange hues litter the ground. Preparing for Fall's grand premiere, reds abound as greens...Read More
Categories: autumn, change, color, image,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Beneath the Glitter
Scent of amethyst Ruby's allure Sparkle of sapphire Opal's flash in the glade Necklace of pearls ...Read More
Categories: beauty, color, judgement, money,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member autumn leaves
autumn leaves quiver in setting sun the lone park bench AP: Honorable Mention 2022 Posted on September 29, 2022...Read More
Categories: autumn, color, loneliness, nature,
Form: Haiku
The girl with a dream
Days and nights are raining of words From her heavy heart shattered in this world Asking help for the unknown For a friend to all is said to be a friend to none And she's the one Her smiles show...Read More
Categories: absence, color,
Form: Free verse
multicolor leaves showers of seed whirligigs bird nests now empty...Read More
Categories: change, color, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Nostalgia In The Haze
intimate season abode snow gateway towel sands at sundown veranda keep an eye out in the roadways I bore a portrait because it ne'er was keep it veiled in the cloud from my musings only this Wandering verdict echo unused passion Written: September 27, 2022...Read More
Categories: color, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Garden Wall
The blue jays are converging, at the top of the garden wall, Singing their new old songs, in the young days of summer, And spell-casting sluggish heat, holds all in a dreamy thrall, Until dazzling golden skies, have...Read More
Categories: bird, butterfly, color, garden,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member autumn upon us
autumn upon us down and through Gatineau Hills a drive midst colours AP: Honorable Mention 2022 Posted on September 26, 2022...Read More
Categories: autumn, beautiful, color, seasons,
Form: Haiku

Specific Types of Color Poems

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