Purple Poems

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Hymn To Pan
by Aleister Crowley

Thrill with lissome lust of the light,
O man ! My man !
Come careering out of the night
Of Pan ! Io Pan .
Io Pan ! Io Pan ! Come over the sea
From Sicily and from Arcady !
Roaming as Bacchus, with fauns and pards
And nymphs and styrs for thy guards,
On a milk-white ass, come over the sea
To me, to me,


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by Claribel Alegría

As the falling rain
trickles among the stones
memories come bubbling out.
It's as if the rain
had pierced my temples.
streaming chaotically
come memories:
the reedy voice
of the servant


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The Barefoot Boy
by John Greenleaf Whittier

Blessings on thee, little man,
Barefoot boy, with cheek of tan!
With thy turned-up pantaloons,
And thy merry whistled tunes;
With thy red lip, redder still
Kissed by strawberries on the hill;
With the sunshine on thy face,
Through thy torn brim's jaunty grace;
From my heart I give thee joy, -
I was once a barefoot boy!


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The Faerie Queene, Book Iii, Canto Vi
by Edmund Spenser

The birth of faire Belphoebe and
Of Amoret is told.
The Gardins of Adonis fraught
With pleasures manifold.
Well may I weene, faire Ladies, all this while


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This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Well, they are gone, and here must I remain,
This lime-tree bower my prison! I have lost
Beauties and feelings, such as would have been
Most sweet to my remembrance even when age
Had dimm'd mine eyes to blindness! They, meanwhile,
Friends, whom I never more may meet again,
On springy heath, along the hill-top edge,
Wander in gladness, and wind down, perchance,
To that still roaring dell, of which I told;
The roaring dell, o'erwooded, narrow, deep,


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Recent Purple Poems
Lavish Lilacs
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Deep purple passion, green garden glory, with a scent remarkably rich,
Like the haunting, full October moon, that hardly ever fails to bewitch!
Lilac lovely, violet and voluptuous, in gilt daytime, and evening's ease,
When soon cosmic skies are colored, like rubies, cardinals and cherries.

Admired like amethysts, or glistening grapes, or plump, plentiful plums,
Or like beauty marching down every lane, to a beating of festal drums!
Lilac like lavender, spreading redolent secrets, over scenic, sunlit miles,
Until sangria nights of fuchsia fervor, and fiery, shooting star projectiles.

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Violet Morning
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Rising sun
on a purple sea.
Fading stars.
Newborn hope
is lovely in the shadows,
'neath violet skies.

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Purple Haze
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Purple haze,
Twilight days,
Beauty's hour,
Fresh flower!
Purple haze,
A dawn blaze,
Rosebud red,
Sleep in bed.
Show and tell,
Perfume smell.


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The Purple Shadows
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

The skies are deepest plum,
And the sun's like a cherry,
The dark mysteries beckon,
And birds are in mulberries!
Peach roses soft and creamy,
In rich shadows gone dreamy.

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Purple Petal Potpourri
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Gathering a huge bunch, of the most fragrant purple flowers,
I made purple petal potpourri, creating joy to last for hours.
I combined plum roses and lilacs, irises, lavender and others,
Like the colorful birds of summer, looking for their lovers!

Gay days were at last here, and I had found my great desire,
To create the dark exotic scents, like sweet incense on fire!
The potpourri was so fragrant, that it lasted all the summer;
And drifted away into autumn, after spreading all its wonders.

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Popular Famous Poets about Purple
  • Thomas Gray
    Thomas Gray (4 poems about Purple)
    1716-1771 / London / England
  • James Lister Cuthbertson
    James Lister Cuthbertson (3 poems about Purple)
    8 May 1851 – 18 January 1910 / Glasgow, Scotland
  •  Raymond A Foss
    Raymond A Foss (3 poems about Purple)
    1960 / Westfield, MA / United States
  • Gelett Burgess
    Gelett Burgess (2 poems about Purple)
    30 January 1866 – 18 September 1951 / Boston, Massachusetts
  • Roald Dahl
    Roald Dahl (2 poems about Purple)
    13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990 / Cardiff / Wales
  •  Shireen Dianne
    Shireen Dianne (2 poems about Purple)
    Bridgeport, CT, USA
  • Jean Toomer
    Jean Toomer (2 poems about Purple)
    26 December 1894 – 30 March 1967 / Washington D.C.
  • Anne Glenny Wilson
    Anne Glenny Wilson (2 poems about Purple)
    1848 - 11 February 1930 / Victoria
  • Sir Henry Wotton
    Sir Henry Wotton (2 poems about Purple)
    1568 - 1639 / England
  •  Alexander Hume
    Alexander Hume (1 poem about Purple)