April 7, 2017: Poetry Writing Prompt – Elizabeth Iannaci

This poetry writing prompt submitted by Elizabeth Iannaci.

Below is a list of Sherwin Williams paint colors (you may find many other brands online). Choose one or a combination to use as a title.  Treat the color as an object, place, or name of a person:  Classic French Silver (object), Gallery Green (place), Rembrandt Ruby (name of a person). Write a poem no longer than 14 lines about that person, place, or thing.

Aloe, Appleblossom, Aristocrat Peach, Autumn Orchid, Bamboo Shoot, Belvedere Cream, Billiard Green, Black Fox, Black Magic, Blue Sky, Breaktime, Buckram Binding, Bunglehouse Blues, Butter Up, Cabbage Rose, Caen Stone, Cajun Red, Calico Curio, Cavern Clay, Chelsea, Chinese Red, City Loft, Classic French Silver, Classic Sand, Cloudburst, Coastal Plain, Colonial Green, Copper Mountain, Coral Reef, Dard Hunter Green, Decorous Amber, Dovetail, Downing Stone, Dried Lavender, Eastlake Gold, Emberglow, Fawn Brindle, Flamingo, Frostwork, Gallery Green, Garden Sage, Gateway, Golden Rule, Grandeur, Hearts Of Palm, Honeycomb, Innocence, Intense, Iron One, Jazz Age Coral, Jonquil, Koi Pond, Lemongrass, Library Pewter, Loggia, Marooned Deep, Marshmallow, Mink, Morris Room, Mulberry Silk, Needlepoint Navy, Nurture Green, Open Seas, Parakeet, Patchwork Plum, Peacock Blues, Peacock Plume, Peristyle Brass, Pewter Tankard, Pink Shadow, Pinky, Plum Dandy, Porcelain, Queen Anne Lilac, Rachel Pink, Radiant Lilac, Recycled Glass, Reflecting Pool, Rembrandt Ruby, Requisite Gray, Resort Tan, Rose Brocade, Rosedust, Roycroft Adobe, Sealskin, Sheraton Sage, Show Stopper, Skyline Steel, Snowbound

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