Hello Rose, and welcome to Eight Forums.
Here you go.
Yes the start menu itself the readings are small. Also, in this link: http://www.eightforums.com/customization/6657-problem-how-change-start-menu-language.htmlJust to make sure we are on the same page, could you post a screenshot showing what you want to change the color of?
Could you also clarify about the Start Menu text? Do you mean the Start Menu itself?