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