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Colours Poetry

Indigo

Indigo paint powder – image from wikipedia

#cyw #indigo

It’s a colour known for its position on the rainbow

nestled between its brother , blue and its sister, violet

definately making a statement on the home furnishings front

in fabrics, curtains, sofas and carpets

garments too – brought to life by this deep dark purply blue

only – don’t call it blue – its got its own character

Categories
Garden Poetry

Blue-Violet

#CYW #Blue-Violet #Colours

Tuesday 13th August 2019

Some say this flower

Has its own unique place in the flowerbed

As it’s not blue, or violet – and please

Do Not call it Purple – there’s far too much blue in

Each of its petals

Some call it Violet-blue, but gardeners know it as Blue-Violet

Categories
Art Arts Colours Poetry

Violet Red

#coloryourworld #cyw #reds #violetred

Salford 10th April 2017

 

The tussle between the shades of red

began as they fought it out on the painters palette

ballet of an artistic nature

started at opposite ends of the rainbow

The bluer shade he stood his ground

as artists painted the flowers he’d found

but as pigment scarlet to pallet was fed

the cold shade turned a more warmer red

as red-violet flowers changed colours in bed

to a host of new flowers of violet red

Categories
Acrostic Colours Flowers Garden Nature Parks Poetry

Lavender

lavender#coloryourworld #cyw #lavender #nature #poetry

like most flowers, this plant has a most delightful

aroma, which is released when you pass its light

violet stalks.

each stalk contains an individual

note of

delightful fragrance, leading to

every butterfly in the garden

returning to your flowers to gain another sniff

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Acrostic Art Colours Flowers Garden

Vivid Violet

#Coloryourworld #cyw #vividviolet #violet

Very striking – you stand out in a crowd

In fact, your flower heads  offset the other colours in the border, from the

Orange of the marigolds surrounding your stem or the

Lemon yellows of the pansies nearby

Everyone in the garden, enjoys your colourful view, as

They pass you walking on the garden path

 

 

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Acrostic Colours Garden Nature Poetry

Wisteria

#coloryourworld #cyw #wisteria

when you look at this plant

it’s funny how it works its way around

supporting walls or trees

the branches climb high, into blue sky

eventually allowing flowers to display

ravishing colours of purple, violet or pink

in some instances, even brilliant white

an oriental climber at home on any garden wall

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Acrostic Colours Flowers

Violet

#coloryourworld #cyw #violet

Very striking colour – is the violet

it’s not as if she shy’s away among the other colours

on the contrary, if she wasn’t where she was, sitting by the rainbow, the others would

let loose – and you wouldn’t see them up in the sky

expect to see her vibrancy in the garden too, but

take care -for handling her delicate flowers, will leave a trace – that will follow you.

 

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Colours Flowers Garden Outdoors Parks Poetry

Blue Violet

Now the flowers on the bushes

were somewhere in – between

as the bluebells merged somewhat seamlessly

into the gardens lavender patch

 

Dainty little flowers

occupying the small space

tween two giants of the flowerbed

attracting the fauna

 

The children smiled as they picked them

as it seemed very strange to them

the smell of the flower seemed to follow them

all around the garden

 

As they drank their lemonade

they asked are the flowers violet or blue

and surprised by mums answer as they played

“Blue-violet ? – who knew ?”

 

Categories
Colours Flowers Nature Poetry

Indigo

#coloryourworld #cyw #indigo #poetry #acrostic

 

Baptisia_australis
wild indigo flower

 

It’s a strange little colour – Indigo

noted for its position on every rainbow in the sky

dye’s that turn your fingers a funny shade of purple – but

if you call it blue, or call it violet – you would be

going completely in the wrong direction, as it has its

own unique spot on the spectrum