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Acrostic Colours Garden Poetry

Pizzazz

Something to brighten up the borders

of your garden as the leaves on the trees start to

roll around in the autumn wind

the gardeners call it pink, the flower buffs call it purple

of course, while it’s still in

flower – nobody minds what shade it is – it still looks lovely by the lawn

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Food Poetry

Pink sherbet

#CYW #Pinksherbet

Someone should really have told you

how zingy that pudding really is

every day you headed for the ice cream cart

rounding on this raspberry combo

but your face – after the initial taste of the raspberries

engaged into full on scrunch mode as your

tongue took on the individual taste

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Birds Colours Poetry

Pink flamingo

#cyw #pinkflamingo #octpowrimo

playing around with his feathers

Balanced on one leg

Waiting for that moment

When the keeper comes in

And throws another shovel

Of fresh Morecambe shrimp

Into the water

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Colours Poetry

Piggy Pink

#CYW #Piggypink

Pink Piggy Cakes

Pink piggies like the ones in the farm

on a plate with instant charm

really tasty with their marshmallow noses

krafty icing with a number of poses

perhaps you’d be worried – about poor mr pig

in fact – when i tell you – you might do a jig

news is – i can tell you – that no pigs come to harm

king of his field – is still sat in the farm

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Poetry

Melon

#CYW #Melon

Maybe its me – but I always

expected the colour of a melon would be darker than the one

like you find in your box of crayons – its innards more red than pink

of course, buy a honeydew it’s as yellow as the sun

nice sliced up – they’re sweet regardless of which one you choose

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Colours Poetry

Magenta II

The spot on the rainbow where red meets blue

you could call it “purple” – but it’s lighter than that

some would say its got a much vibrant tone

the girls love it – it’s got more to it than your average “pink”

so clothes , cars and anything else with this colour

sticks out for miles.

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Colours Poetry

Hot Magenta

#CYW #HotMagenta

Salford Street sign – in Hot Magenta

Its not what you’d call a subtle colour

and it couldn’t be called pink or purple

a fiery marriage where red meets blue

but mother nature seems to like

using their off spring to bring a bit

of eye catching colour to the garden

look around you’ll see it every where else too

in signs, on walls and in windows

the future’s bright – the future’s …. Magenta

Categories
Garden Nature

Fuschia

#CYW #Fuschia

watercolour from stock art of fuschias

Floating in the warmth of summer

under their pink ballerina dresses – purple petticoats

swaying in the gentle breeze

colour to brighten up anyone’s day

hard to miss – even though they try to be

incognito

a wonder for visiting birds and bees

Categories
Colours Food Fruit

Cerise

Cherry red they call it – taken from the french

except there are times you can’t call it

red – not in the traditional sense

its more pink than that

shade stronger than your average strawberry (even in ice cream)

each shade seems different, but so then are cherries on the tree

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Flowers Nature Poetry

Pink Carnation

A Pink Carnation (Image : Brian F Kirkham)

#CYW #Carnation-Pink

Popping up around the spring

its the kind of flower that likes a party

noted for its use as a buttonhole flower

keeping up appearances at family occasions

Curves more wiggly than your

average rose

rows upon rows keep each other standing up,

not falling over

at the nearest breath of wind.

they don’t look much, but once trimmed and located

in a gentleman’s suit buttonhole

on a family occasion, they

never fail to impress the guests