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African American Poems. The best and most popular famous African American Poems of All-Time written by African American poets.

RankAfrican American PoemPoet
1 Still I Rise Angelou, Maya
2 To a Lady on the Death of Her Husband Wheatley, Phillis
3 Touched by An Angel Angelou, Maya
4 Phenomenal Woman Angelou, Maya
5 I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings Angelou, Maya
6 To S. M. a young African Painter on seeing his Works Wheatley, Phillis
7 Rememberance Angelou, Maya
8 When You Come Angelou, Maya
9 Men Angelou, Maya
10 The Lesson Angelou, Maya
11 A Conceit Angelou, Maya
12 Passing Time Angelou, Maya
13 On the Pulse of Morning Angelou, Maya
14 Million Man March Poem Angelou, Maya
15 An Hymn to the Evening Wheatley, Phillis
16 An Hymn to the Morning Wheatley, Phillis
17 To the Honourable T. H. Esq; on the Death of his Daughter Wheatley, Phillis
18 On the Death of a young Lady of Five Years of Age Wheatley, Phillis
19 « Im A Jazz Singer » She Replied Emanuel, James A
20 A Brown Girl Dead Cullen, Countee
21 A Choice Laurence Dunbar, Paul
22 A Farewel To America to Mrs. S. W. Wheatley, Phillis
23 A Fool For Evergreen Emanuel, James A
24 A Funeral Poem on the Death of C.E. Wheatley, Phillis
25 A Golden Day Laurence Dunbar, Paul
26 A Negro Love Song Laurence Dunbar, Paul
27 A Poem For Myself Knight, Etheridge
28 A Rebus By I. B. Wheatley, Phillis
29 A Sunset of the City Brooks, Gwendolyn
30 A young heart with an old soul Shakur, Tupac
31 Accountability Laurence Dunbar, Paul
32 Adolescence II Dove, Rita
33 Advertisement For The Waldorf-Astoria Hughes, Langston
34 All I Gotta Do Giovanni, Nikki
35 Alone Angelou, Maya
36 Ambition Over Adversity Shakur, Tupac
37 An Answer To The Rebus By The Author Of These Poems Wheatley, Phillis
38 An Hymn To Humanity (To S.P.G. Esp) Wheatley, Phillis
39 And 2Morrow Shakur, Tupac
40 Ardella Hughes, Langston
41 As You Leave Me Knight, Etheridge
42 At the Tavern Laurence Dunbar, Paul
43 Before you knew you owned it Walker, Alice
44 Bojangles And Jo Emanuel, James A
45 Can You See the Pride in the Panther Shakur, Tupac
46 Charlie Bird Parker Emanuel, James A
47 CHOICES Giovanni, Nikki
48 Civilian and Soldier Soyinka, Wole
49 Common Things Laurence Dunbar, Paul
50 Confirmation Laurence Dunbar, Paul
51 Dark Prophecy: I Sing Of Shine Knight, Etheridge
52 Daybreak In Alabama Hughes, Langston
53 Dedication Soyinka, Wole
54 Democracy Hughes, Langston
55 Distinction Laurence Dunbar, Paul
56 Douglass Laurence Dunbar, Paul
57 Dream Deferred Hughes, Langston
58 Dream Variations Hughes, Langston
59 EACH ONE, PULL ONE Walker, Alice
60 Ella Fitzgerald Emanuel, James A
61 Emmett Till * Emanuel, James A
62 Encouraged Laurence Dunbar, Paul
63 Encouragement Laurence Dunbar, Paul
64 Expect Nothing Walker, Alice
65 Fallen Star Shakur, Tupac
66 False Notions Fears And Other Things Of Wood Emanuel, James A
67 Feeling Fucked Up Knight, Etheridge
68 Fire-Caught Hughes, Langston
69 Fishermen Emanuel, James A
70 For A Depressed Woman Emanuel, James A
71 For A Lady I Know Cullen, Countee
72 For A Poet Cullen, Countee
73 For Saundra Giovanni, Nikki
74 Four-Letter Word Emanuel, James A
75 Françoise And The Fruit Farmer Emanuel, James A
76 Frederick Douglass Laurence Dunbar, Paul
77 Frederick Douglass Laurence Dunbar, Paul
78 Freedoms Plow Hughes, Langston
79 From the Dark Tower Cullen, Countee
80 Fruit of the Flower Cullen, Countee
81 Go Down Death Johnson, James Weldon
82 Goliath Of Gath Wheatley, Phillis
83 Gray Walker, Alice
84 Greens Emanuel, James A
85 Habits Giovanni, Nikki
86 Hard Rock Returns To Prison From The Hospital For The Criminal Insane Knight, Etheridge
87 Heritage Cullen, Countee
88 Howdy Honey Howdy Laurence Dunbar, Paul
89 I Cry Shakur, Tupac
90 I Said to Poetry Walker, Alice
91 I Too Sing America Hughes, Langston
92 If I Could But Forget Laurence Dunbar, Paul
93 Im A Fool To Love You Eady, Cornelius
94 In The Depths of Solitude Shakur, Tupac
95 In The Event Of My Demise Shakur, Tupac
96 IN THE SMALL HOURS Soyinka, Wole
97 Inaugural Poem Angelou, Maya
98 Incident Cullen, Countee
99 Insomniac Angelou, Maya
100 Isaiah LXIII Wheatley, Phillis