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List of African Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
10 DIGITS OF AN AFRICAN LEADER'S HANDS Pen, John Free verseabuse,africa,corruption,i
Mi, African English nnoli, richard Free verseafrica,light,
Rebellious African Child Raymond Letsitsa, Nokturnal Poet Acrosticchange
Ali Baba and the 40 thieves - aka african governance Pisoh, Nyonglema Free verseafrica,allegory,poverty,p
Dreamland- An African Woman's wish Ibe, Chidiogo I do not know?abuse,africa,husband,long
Don't think like African's in Africa NARAYADU, DENISE Rhymebetrayal,childhood,corrup
Orca Whales and African Elephants Canady, MoonBee Light Poetryafrica,animal,beauty,
The African legend john, micheal Free versedark
My African Queen Anele, Mkanya ABClove
THE AFRICAN WOMAN Adegoke, Raphael Free verseafrica,women,
An African child's prayer Iroegbu, Okechukwu ABCafrica
An African Duel Sidegu, Kizito Narrativeafrica,courage,
A Once Proud African Warrior Naicker, Collin Rhymesocial,
AN AFRICAN MORNING king'ori, nderitu Rhymeafrica,
I am an African farmer Ezeh, Bishop Free versefarm,life,political,
The African Beauty- Giraffee mittal, sima Cinquainafrica,animal,beautiful,h
WATCHING THE AFRICAN GIRL DAVID K, NDIMAEME Lyricromanticrain,rain,time,se
ANOTHER AFRICAN DAWN van Breda, Kim Imagismintrospection,day,time,
Distant African Nights Of Verses, Scribbler I do not know?autumn,beautiful,beauty,b
South African Freedom Day Of Verses, Scribbler I do not know?forgiveness,history,hope,
The African Rains Of Verses, Scribbler I do not know?rain,
My Famous African Flute Okonkwo, Chuma Sonnetafrica,dedication,
Loxodonta loxodonta africanus - African Elephants Australis, Arturus I do not know?animal,
ANCESTRY: CELEBRATE AFRICAN BARDS Angel-Simon, Ajayi Rhymefreedom,history,me,
The landscape of an african soul - Tuli Circle Marks, Tim Blank verseadventure,animal,epic,jou
Whispers of an African River - Mana Pools National Park Marks, Tim Blank verseadventure,animals,epic,na
STORM COMING African tribal violence Anderson-Throop, Victoria Haikublack african american,li
RICE SLAM new democracy african election rallies nairobi, kenya Anderson-Throop, Victoria Rhymelife,places,political,sat
AN AFRICAN WOMAN Nunoo, Victoria Narrativedaughter,love,mother,evil
The African Voice ADELAKUN, PETER Free versepassion,
Inside the African Pot ADDISON, ISAAC ABCart,black african america
MY AFRICAN WOMAN MWAU, EMMANUEL Prose Poetryart,love,people,romance,s
Pure African Soil R Spruill, Dorine Epicmystery,god,god,hair,jesu
MY FIRST LOVE 1st prize award wining poem African Love for all Awards oloidi, femi joey Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)lost loveme,love,me,
an african dictator hansen, jan oskar Blank verseadventure,political,satir
On the day of the African Child Dzonze, Edward Balladecaregiving
The African Queen martins, bulinya Blank verseepic,
Premium Member Poem For An African Princess Bdosa, Vee Lyricangst,art,black african a
The African Cartel Bailey, Margeret Light Poetryintrospection
Premium Member Poem Following My African Princess Bdosa, Vee Lyricblack-african amerlove,
Under the African Skies Sullivan, Amy Narrativeadventure,faith,happiness
AN AFRICAN DREAMER'S DILEMA Azuoma, Frank I do not know?black-african amer
OSHUN: AFRICAN BEAUTY Adeniyan, Adekemi Epicart,black african america
Premium Member Poem South African Christmas Neels, Wilma Kyriellefamily,holiday,day,time,h
LORD REMEMBER THE AFRICAN CHILD Mumo, Hannington I do not know?prayer,may,
The African Cry Brown, Earle Rhymeangstfreedom,
"African asset" Poetry Pal Cooper, Molly Acrosticfriendship,happiness,love
An African's Indictment Shango, L'nass Versehistory,people,visionarym
Premium Member Poem My African Sister Flach, Joe Narrativefamilyfamily,class,class,
THE AFRICAN CHILD!!! joseph osaeghemede, felix I do not know?black-african amerchild,w
THE AFRICAN'S MOTHER Emeaba, kelechi Chant Royalblack african american,in
An African Epicedium anusie, john Blank verselife
' The African Answers: ' Canady, MoonBee Light Poetryadventure,black african a
the african child ododo, innocent Blank verseloss,passion,peace,war,
THE AFRICAN ATTIRE Ogunsiku, Babatunde T Free verseart,black african america
THE SOUTH AFRICAN HERO kisakye, sekitto I do not know?political
My African Star Cross, Natasha Free verseimagination,love,passion,
AN AFRICAN MAN McDougall, George Rhymesad,family,work,family,fe
The African Journey Kurwakumire, Edward I do not know?life,peace,people,
CRY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD Sallah, Amie I do not know?devotion,faith,inspiratio