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List of African Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
The French hansen, jan oskar Blank verseappreciation, humorous,
The Reverend Dr Martin Luther King, Jr Ben, Su Verseamerica, together, truth, usa,
The Dream Come True Ben, Su Verseamerica, dream, pride, trust,
Still Africa Ngoma, Thabang Rhymeafrica, freedom,
DEAR NASHATA chizoba vincent, john Balladeart, beautiful,
Together in this game nnoli, richard Lyricafrica, community, corruption, deep,
CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER WITH GOD NYAGA, LEWIS Blank versebirthday, blessing, christmas, uplifting,
THE TIME THIEF NYAGA, LEWIS Narrativeafrica, city, faith, hindi,
Darker than the deepest sea holmes, peter Free verseconfusion, death,
BEAUTY FROM INSIDE-OUT Ngabwe, Anthony Lyricbeautiful, beauty, bio, relationship,
Black Period Macklin, William Free verseallegory, black african american,
Three Presidents Vassallo, Alfred Clerihewtribute,
On the state of the world today To Alphie, the African baby no died from Ebola today Ammar, Manar Free versebody, children, death, earth,
Premium Member Poem Men are just men Ngomane, Raymond Verseafrica, men, metaphor, slam,
Isha stephens, theresa Verseafrica, child, environment, rain,
African Autumn Adenuga Ayanjompe, George Free verseafrica, autumn, nature,
Zebra kettler, david Rhymeanimal,
WHO AM I WHAT AM I NYAGA, LEWIS Narrativeafrica,
THE SET OF BETRAYAL NYAGA, LEWIS Prose Poetryafrica, freedom, identity, power,
Premium Member Poem You The Poetess Fills My Nights Yvonne, Maurice Free verselove,
BANKS OF GIHON NYAGA, LEWIS Epitaphafrica, bereavement, culture, faith,
Pink lion Ngoma, Thabang Rhymediscrimination, hate, society,
African Cub Ngoma, Thabang Rhymeafrica, courage,
The Black Society Sithatu, Vuyolethu Epicafrica, character, freedom, identity,
African Synergee Ngoma, Thabang Rhymeafrica, inspiration,
how Do You love Rhodes, Joshua Dramatic Verseafrica, sweet,
The Soldier Warren, Angela Versewar,
My This Sheffield, Nakym Free verselove, romance, sensual,
Untitled Leteng, Mpho Concretefear, how i feel,
Two Moons Ngoma, Thabang Rhymeafrica,
Premium Member Poem A Glimpse of Humanity Johnson-Saunders, Rhonda Free versechange, discrimination, hope, social,
Premium Member Poem LOVE IS Rogers, VALERIE BROOKLYN Free versedance, love,
Tribute to peter duggan nnoli, richard Free verseafrica, tribute,
Ballroom Delights Okoye, Chidi Free versebeauty, celebration, culture, dance,
Premium Member Poem Africa Hamilton, Shadow Haibunafrica,
Premium Member Poem I Salute Writers Ngomane, Raymond Free verseinspirational, slam, spoken word,
I was helped not lost Mashatola, Milly Free versecourage, emotions, how i
An African American Woman Sits With Tea Knight, Tyshawn Rhymeafrica, america, black african
Dear Chris Rock: A Word About Good Hair Knight, Tyshawn Rhymebeautiful, beauty, black african
Premium Member Poem Hey Bwana - Exclamation Point Johnston, Brian Rhymehumor, racism,
Premium Member Poem Angel's Touch Adams, Cona Free verseangel, baby, birth,
Flock of Christophers Humphries Artist, Steve Light Poetryhumor, humorous,
A known politician HAMMED, JIMOH Enclosed Rhymeallegory,
Alumish and Alumina CHAKRABARTY, RAJAT KANTI Limerickfun, nonsense,
Premium Member Poem Call a Truce Tesfaye, Haile I do not know?peace, people, violence, war,
My Little Chameleon Smith, Rochelle-Mari I do not know?africa, change, character, friend,
DANCE AFRICAN QUEEN Poshiwa, Herzel Free verseafrica, pride, race,
Premium Member Poem Adult Content : Then I Do It Yvonne, Maurice Narrativecandy,
Ain't I A Human Being Jordan, Ken Shapeblack african american,
Ain't I A Human Being Jordan, Ken Shapeblack african american,
oblivious Question HAMMED, JIMOH ABCpatriotic,
I AM Kimathi, Teddy Free versehistory, imagery, me, people,
The reason behind the reason nnoli, richard Epicabuse, africa, class, discrimination,
SAY ME WELL TO THEM chizoba vincent, john ABCart,
Premium Member Poem Take Over Hamilton, Shadow Epicafrica, animal, nature, violence,
LETTER TO A MOTHER 2 chizoba vincent, john Narrativeabuse,
Premium Member Poem Dress Code Ngomane, Raymond Imagismart, beauty, bio, poetry,
Premium Member Poem THE CITY OF LOST SOULS dunn, cherl Free verseculture, epic, evil, gothic,
Flavored Rain Lewis, TS Free versedesire, love,
Premium Member Poem The Darfurian Girl Mehta, Dr.Ram Prosebereavement, character,
The scent of Your Soul Kayode, KAYOD5 Verseaddiction, identity, love,
Art of Seduction Okonkwo, Chuma Blank versedesire, emotions, longing, lust,
Only in Africa nnoli, richard Epicafrica,
Don't judge me nnoli, richard Epicafrica, friend,
Our Hero Mayy, Robert Ghazalappreciation, bereavement,
Premium Member Poem SO LONG AS PEOPLE LIKE TO CHEW Man, Lyric Lyricadventure, africa, allusion, character,
A Covenant Fulfilled : A Witness to Christ nelson, louise Dramatic Verseblack african american, christian,
10 DIGITS OF AN AFRICAN LEADER'S HANDS Pen, John Free verseabuse, africa, corruption, irony,
Idyllic road hansen, jan oskar Sonnetaugust,
History Akanbi, Olusegun Quatraintime,
The Hatred of Skin Sheffield, Nakym Free verseblack african american, discrimination,
Black man war nnoli, richard Epicafrica, courage,
The Dying King Pickings, Michael I do not know?art,
LETTER TO A MOTHER chizoba vincent, john Alliterationlove,
Premium Member Poem SASSY AND FINE Walker , Verlena S. Acrosticafrica, america, appreciation, beautiful,
A Mulatto Ray, Amit Free verseaddiction, career, community, conflict,
MrMrsSmith Pickings, Michael I do not know?art, first love, passion,
EGWUGWU SOLOMON, ITSOGHOLE O Blank verseafrica, art, celebration, culture,
Four Little Girls Jordan, Ken Light Poetryblack african american,
Nut-ricious nutty poetry Kamoonpuri, S.zaynub Rhymeword play,
Premium Member Poem The Man Who Loved Lizards - Revised Johnston, Brian Rhymeanimal, humorous, pets,
The Beauty of Sunset McConnell, Gordon Rhymeafrica, beauty, sun,
Lands Of The Blacks Jordan, Ken Light Poetryblack african american,
Premium Member Poem I Call Him Friend Johnston, Brian Blank verseforgiveness, friendship,
Tribute To The Intellectual Pathfinder Sibanda, Ndaba Free versecourage, culture, dedication, education,
African sister Ndamase, Lubabalo Free verseafrica, appreciation, beautiful, woman,
Don't Namajja, Irene I do not know?beauty, love,
A LETTER TO MOTHER NATURE Namajja, Irene I do not know?girl, life, me,
Reparation Jordan, Ken Light Poetryblack african american,
OBAMA HAS NO COCONUTS - Revised from earlier version Gruhn, Robert William Dramatic Verseleadership, lost,
O World, O Life Trestrail, Keith Sonnetbeauty, nature,
My Father's Car Trestrail, Keith Sonnetcar, childhood, slavery,
Watts Is Burning Jordan, Ken Prose Poetryanger, butterfly,
Premium Member Poem I STROKED MONTY PYTHON Allison, Jan Rhymeanimal, fear,
Another Day here on the Lower East Side Anish, Matthew Balladbreak up, urban,
What Akanbi, Olusegun Lyricamerica, i love you,
My Girl is Ugly-made-pretty Kumankoma , Sarpong Rhymelove,
Premium Member Poem Oh, no, That's not my elephant Mehta, Dr.Ram Free versefor kids, fun,
Premium Member Poem Spoken Zig Zags Ngomane, Raymond Free versepoetry, slam, spoken word,
Wrongfull Imprisonment Penville, Dion Verseinspirational,