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List of African Poems

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