Della Perry

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She Was Like A Rainbow - Rainbow Girl - Poem by Della Perry

She was like a rainbow
A delight after a storm
Shimmering so elegantly
And vibrant against the backdrop of sky
Everyone gazing towards her magnificence
Delightful and dazzling like a summer bloom
But alas, gone too soon
For the arc of the rainbow
It slowly fades into the blue
Leaving us saddened, numb in the gloom.
She was like a rainbow
She shone so wonderfully, then
Faded and left us all behind.
Olivia, she will never be forgot.

Topic(s) of this poem: loss

Poet's Notes about The Poem

For Olivia,12 years old. You will always be remembered babe x Mrs Pez xx

Comments about She Was Like A Rainbow - Rainbow Girl by Della Perry

  • Bri Edwards (12/6/2016 6:21:00 PM)

    i enjoyed this once again.

    favorite lines:

    She was like a rainbow
    She shone so wonderfully, then
    Faded and left us all behind............................. : (

    let me share this memory with others by adding it to Section A of December's showcase. Thanks.

    and to MyPoemList if it isn't already there.

    bri ;)

    happy holidays?

    p.s. today i have read the poem and my earlier comment and your response to my comment. i wonder if you know that i would not have seen your response, Mrs. Pez, if i had not returned to this page. i don't seem to get notices of such responses otherwise.
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  • Onuora Ilodibe (6/12/2016 12:42:00 PM)

    A rainbow came and gone....... (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (5/28/2016 11:46:00 AM)

    Like a summer bloom! ! Nice piece of work. (Report) Reply

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (2/21/2016 9:55:00 PM)

    Such a thoughtful and touching tribute! (Report) Reply

  • Stephani Kievaughan (9/23/2015 6:34:00 PM)

    very Loving very pretty Memorial poem. i like this one very much (Report) Reply

  • Rahman Henry (9/19/2015 10:04:00 AM)

    Very sweet and lovely poem with a sad melody, I like this mourning poem for a sweet girl, Olivia. (Report) Reply

  • Bri Edwards (9/16/2015 5:10:00 PM)

    i like the alliteration: 'delightful/dazzling', and the repetition of 'she was like a rainbow'. mrs pez?

    nicely told. bri :)
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    Della Perry (9/17/2015 10:39:00 AM)

    I am a teaching assistant, Olivia was a child I knew, I had taught her in different classes, family and friends know me as Mrs Pez or PoetryPez as my husband's nickname is Pezza for Perry xx Thanks for reading and commenting Bri, it is nice to share with other poets and get feedback. x

  • Sanjukta Nag (9/14/2015 11:26:00 PM)

    wonderfully written elegy.. and nice comparison with beautiful imagery. (Report) Reply

  • Kyvin Nash (9/3/2015 4:39:00 PM)

    Lovely elegy to Olivia...nice poem, well written! (Report) Reply

  • (9/3/2015 4:14:00 PM)

    ............a beautiful poem in memory ★ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 3, 2015

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