Top 100 Poems About: PURPLE

In this page, poems on / about “purple” are listed.
  • 1.

    When I am an old woman I shall wear purple
    With a red hat which doesn't go, and doesn't suit me.
    And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves
    And satin sandals, and say we've no money for butter. read more »

    Jenny Joseph
  • 2.
    Purple Martins

    IF we were such and so, the same as these,
    maybe we too would be slingers and sliders,
    tumbling half over in the water mirrors,
    tumbling half over at the horse heads of the sun,
    tumbling our purple numbers. read more »

    Carl Sandburg
  • 3.

    Sky light. read more »

    Eve Merriam
  • 4.
    Purple—is Fashionable Twice


    Purple—is fashionable twice—
    This season of the year, read more »

    Emily Dickinson
  • 5.
    Stars Wheel In Purple

    Stars wheel in purple, yours is not so rare
    as Hesperus, nor yet so great a star
    as bright Aldeboran or Sirius,
    nor yet the stained and brilliant one of War; read more »

    Hilda Doolittle
  • 6.
    On The Purple And White Carnation

    'TWAS a bright May morn, and each opening flower
    Lay sunning itself in Flora's bower;
    Young Love, who was fluttering round, espied read more »

    Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
  • 7.
    The Purple Cow

    I never saw a Purple Cow,
    I never hope to see one,
    But I can tell you, anyhow,
    I’d rather see than be one! read more »

    Gelett Burgess
  • 8.
    On The Mantelpiece

    A thousand years went to her making,
    A thousand years of experiments in pastes and glazes.
    But now she stands read more »

    Amy Lowell
  • 9.
    There Was A Man Who Lived A Life Of Fire

    There was a man who lived a life of fire.
    Even upon the fabric of time,
    Where purple becomes orange
    And orange purple, read more »

    Stephen Crane
  • 10.
    The Purple Thread

    THE chosen maidens, Weavers of the Veil,
    Kneeling in crescent, from the High Priest took read more »

    Katharine Lee Bates
  • 11.
    Blazing In Gold And Quenching In Purple


    Blazing in Gold and quenching in Purple
    Leaping like Leopards to the Sky read more »

    Emily Dickinson
  • 12.
    Avoiding Purple

    I smiled a the funny turn of phrase,
    the appropriate admonition,
    "we need to avoid purple", read more »

    Raymond A Foss
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