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African Poems. Below are examples of african poems. This list of poetry about AFRICAN is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of african poems or a list of african poetry. These examples show what african poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of african and a page where you can discuss these types of poems.

List of African Poems

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Premium Member Poem Our Family Tree Roberson, Alex Prose african american, family, poetry,
Premium Member Poem oh home on the range--nothing has changed lowe, millard Free verse african american, discrimination, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Nigger Turner, Mark Rhyme african american,
Premium Member Poem Why Turner, Mark Rhyme african american,
Premium Member Poem tap dancing freedom on the mountain top lowe, millard Free verse african american, freedom, hope,
Premium Member Poem from rising to setting lowe, millard Free verse african american, discrimination, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem A REQUIEM FOR HANDS FREE AT LAST lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, discrimination, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem of unjust harvest lowe, millard Free verse african american, death, discrimination,
Premium Member Poem water trumpet lowe, millard Free verse african american, metaphor, nature,
Garbage and Trash Secrease, Rita Free verse african american, conflict, mother,
Premium Member Poem The New Griots--Pouring Down Raining Words lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, imagery, metaphor,
Leader Johnson, E.L. Free verse african american, gospel, jesus,
Father Johnson, E.L. Free verse african american, jesus, jewish,
Mud Johnson, E.L. Free verse african american, father, racism,
FREEDOM LONG WALK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american, depression,
BE PROUD OF YOUR RACES curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
Broken Toys fields, verlecia Bio african american, boyfriend, crush,
helps, not on its way fields, verlecia Bio african american, celebrity, international,
Premium Member Poem Tomorrow Is Another Day lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, child, for
for a few lovers more hansen, jan oskar Bio african american,
Waves of Opal Nights Howard, Darius Free verse african american, death, deep,
Ode to India Singh, Nikhil Lyric african american, cancer, chocolate,
Shakurspeare wisdom, uriel Free verse african american, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem The Last Supper of Hope lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, conflict, grief,
sexy Green, Alicia Ballad african american, cheer up,
Premium Member Poem Sage Saga Of A Home On A Hill lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, family, home,
Premium Member Poem THE VISIT lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, child, grief,
Premium Member Poem Pushing Up Hope lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, encouraging, evil,
Premium Member Poem Prisoner In W'hole lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, corruption, death,
Premium Member Poem Just Moseying Along lowe, millard Alliteration african american, discrimination, freedom,
Untitled Jenkins, Kadeem Free verse african american, depression, happiness,
In the Midst of Chaos, There Must be Peace Howard, Darius Light Poetry african american, change, feelings,
HISTORY OF BLACKS RIGHT curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
An American Project johnson, curtis Couplet african american, change, chicago,
Proud of My Skin Johnson, Tyrone C. Free verse african american, culture, discrimination,
Premium Member Poem THE STATE OF OSTRACISM Walker , Verlena S. Dramatic Verse african american, grandparents, ireland,
THE RIGHT TO VOTE curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
REVOLUTION Attadzeh, Xorla Free verse african american,
Premium Member Poem MLK Thompson, Janis Free verse african american, death,
THE HEART OF A VOLUNTEER Bassey, Emmanuel Blank verse african american, character, community,
MONEY,THE BLACKGOLD RASHEED, AJAYI Dramatic monologue african american, feelings,
A Message To Black Men Johnson, E.L. Free verse african american, heaven, jesus,
QI time Pattison, Alan Quatrain african american, culture, life,
We The Colored Ploderer, Noah ABC african american, color, discrimination,
OUR BOSOM Attadzeh, Xorla Quatrain african american,
weary soul combs, damont Carpe Diem african american, celebration, tribute,
Dance, Dance sikazwe, gerry ABC african american,
Premium Member Poem A letter from ME Moore, Michael Hawk Free verse african american, conflict, inspiration,
NOW curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
STILL GOT LONG WAY TO GO curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
I am Divine, Killumini Free verse african american, change, confidence,
God Is Ani, Karega Free verse african american, blessing, character,
Premium Member Poem Lead Roberson, Alex Free verse african american, death, life,
Premium Member Poem TransCultural Racing Lessons Dillenbeck, Gerald Prose Poetry african american, culture, health,
Premium Member Poem Rosewood Dietrich, Andrea Quatern african american, truth,
MIND POWER WAWERU, DAVID Personification african american, dream, imagination,
Red Summer the Bard, Jali Free verse african american, death, peace,
Premium Member Poem Black Diamond Child Thompson, Janis Couplet african american, child, destiny,
LONG FREEDOM WALK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
There's a War In Our Streets johnson, karen Free verse african american, meaningful,
Premium Member Poem Swirls Garcia, Phillip Sonnet african american, lust, race,
Black gold grant , James Free verse african american, deep, women,
IF I COULD CHANGE THE WORLD johnson, karen I do not know? african american, courage, deep,
Premium Member Poem POEM 44 PLEASE SAY Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry african american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEM 43 YOU ARE SOME ONE SPECIAL Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry african american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEM 42 MY HEART IS EMPTY Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry african american, blessing,
Priceless Green, Alicia Dramatic Verse african american, courage, hurt,
Walk a Mile in My Shoes Dye, Carolyn Light Poetry african american,
Black People Johnson, E.L. Free verse african american, god, jesus,
Poor Education Johnson, E.L. Free verse african american, education, racism,
Philosophy of Education Johnson, E.L. Free verse african american,
White Pride Lewis, TS Free verse african american, slavery, society,
I come from the Belly of an icon- tribute to Maya Angelou Zungu, Bongani Free verse african american, blessing, child
A Rumination Appertaining Unity Ani, Karega Free verse african american, community, how
Ardor Ani, Karega Free verse african american, community, confidence,
Mourning Commute Ani, Karega Free verse african american, city, depression,
What is the altetnative nelson, louise Dramatic monologue african american, humanity, love,
The Faces We See Osman, Leeban Free verse african american, city,
DEAR AMERICA nelson, louise Dramatic monologue african american, encouraging,
The Enlightenment Trimmingham Ratliff, Sonia Blank verse african american, change, emotions,
Gomorrah Johnson, E.L. Free verse african american, gender, jesus,
Premium Member Poem To be Black is a Crime in America Levy, Barry Verse african american, corruption, political,
A Dirge For Harambe In Heaven, Harambe Free verse african american, death, murder,
Premium Member Poem Born in the South Price, Franklin Rhyme african american, conflict, remember,
Now Whitson, Daniel Free verse african american, political,
Sonnet Musinga, Seth Yuhi Sonnet african american, confusion, culture,
Premium Member Poem POEM 41 YOU SAY YOU LOVE ME Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry african american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEM 40 MY LOVE FOR YOU Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry african american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEM 39 GOD GIFT FROM ABOVE Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry african american, blessing,
THE SILENT STORM, DEDICATION TO DON'T BE ALARMED VAUGHN HARPER BLAKE, ANTHONY Concrete african american, blessing, career,
Stifled Cries Stoddart, Analise Free verse african american, death, discrimination,
Premium Member Poem POEM 37 YOU ARE THE ONLY REASON Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry african american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEM 38 MY SWEETHEART STORY Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry african american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEM 36 MY CHOICE Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry african american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEM 35 I JUST WANT TO TELL YOU Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry african american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEM 34 I LOVE YOU Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry african american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEM 28 MY LOVE IS PURE and TRUE Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry african american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEM 32 YOU FOR ME FOREVER Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry african american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem To those that say All Lives Matter when we say Black Lives Matter Roberson, Alex Rhyme african american, life, poetry,
Premium Member Poem OEM 31 DREAM Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry african american, blessing,