Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership


Clay More Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled THE BLACK VICTORY which was written by poet Clay More. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Clay More

Best Clay More Poems

+ Fav Poet


Looking at the hues of these lives: 
Civilization has wasted so much time, 
Sharpening our old and rusted tool in hand:
We have come far with change, as nature brought the play:
Folks of a hue sail out of their coast, 
Navigating across oceans in search of wealth, land and fame; 
These sailors discovering other hues not as theirs; 
Showering these in-lands with gifts – 
Leading the in-lands through trade – 
Deceiving and robbing them out of their intelligence. 
Taking advantage of the indigenous people made possible:
Pruning the mess that has grown up without care; 
Bringing about the movement of the Republican Party; 
That set the crown of glory upon Abraham Lincoln’s head:
Not to forget the civilians’ blood,
That streamed in most streets especially that of Gettysburg; 
By the south war against the north: 
The greatest and all time American’s president got shot. 
Civilization did sigh for humanity as matters turned from bad to worst.
Many years after, many freedom fights emerged;
As Martin Luther king’s dream fought for civil right,
Breaking the neck of slavery and prejudice: 
We lived to see a black president of the United States,
 A dream That Abraham Lincoln also thought possible. 

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment

A comment has not been posted for this poem. Encourage a poet by being the first to comment.