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African Poems. Below are examples of african poems. This list of african poems is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of african poems or a list of african poetry. These examples illustrate 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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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Like Father Like Son Estevez, Cmack Narrative african american, change, destiny,
What defines me Estevez, Cmack I do not know? african american, blessing, poverty,
I hate Niggas Estevez, Cmack Narrative african american, growing up,
MAKEUP SEX Baniti, Nailah Free verse african american, body, feelings,
I am the colored young man of life Estevez, Cmack Narrative african american, emotions, fear,
The eyes of Stanley Tookie Williams Estevez, Cmack Dramatic monologue african american, conflict, death,
WE HEARD IT OVER THE RADIO Lamony, Maurice Epic african american, celebration, happiness,
Memoir of an African-American Man, Achievement, II Ben, Su Epic african american, giving, military,
Memoir of an African-American Man, Achievement, I Ben, Su Epic african american, mother,
What its like to be indifferent: Garcia Howard Bramble, Patricia Free verse african american, color, corruption,
LLKA McMillan, Keorie Free verse african american, blessing, earth,
Premium Member Poem Ragtime Martin, Thomas Tanka african american, poetry,
Premium Member Poem On the Inside of the Racial Divide Petrocelli, Americo Free verse african american, body, color,
Premium Member Poem Once Upon A Time Sankey-Lewis, Iris Elizabeth Couplet african american, encouraging, inspiration,
Premium Member Poem My White Daughter M.e., Poet Blank verse african american, conflict, dad,
Strange Fruit Williams, Keilani Free verse african american, death, discrimination,
In A Position Collins, Darrell Sonnet african american, class,
TODAY WHERE WOULD WE BE curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american, courage,
Let the kids grow Estevez, Cmack Narrative african american, child, heartbroken,
Who is Christopher Carson Burton Estevez, Cmack Bio african american, how i
Lee's death Estevez, Cmack Ghazal african american, emotions, hate,
2-2-16 Johnson, Ronald Free verse african american, desire, emotions,
War Fields, Justin Free verse african american, blessing, christian,
Black History Month 2016 johnson, curtis Narrative african american, celebration,
REMEMERBER BLACK HISTORY PRIDE curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
BLACK HISTORY PRIDE WALK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
POOR PEOPLE MARCH curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
Description Yahudah, Elisheba List african american, death, hip
7 Day's, 23 Years Brooks, Malcolm ABC african american, change, god,
corruption jordan-rowell, janessa ABC african american, conflict, work,
4C BEAUTY Baniti, Nailah Free verse african american, hair, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem The Lady Of The House Nunez, Kim Patrice Haibun african american, society,
BANG BANG Baniti, Nailah Free verse african american, culture, how
The Race To Reality-hashtag poem Thompson, Tyanna I do not know? african american, children, city,
the sweet season is never over King, Marty Free verse african american, woman,
Just Do It Pruitt, Les Couplet african american, change, cheer
Premium Member Poem TUNED EBONY SHADES OF ECSTASY lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, dance, love,
Dancing In The Round Jordan, Ken Verse african american, dance, emotions,
Land of the Free hawke, jonny Rhyme african american, discrimination, people,
Premium Member Poem Oh Ye Poets, Weep Not lowe, millard Sonnet african american, courage, inspiration,
BLACK IN FEBRUARY Baniti, Nailah Free verse african american, february, history,
My Nubian Queen Carroll, Ken Free verse african american, desire, love,
Thug Mama Jenkins, Kenneth ABC african american, life, relationship,
2016: ANOTHER SHOT AT GREATNESS POPOOLA, WOLE Acrostic african american, blessing,
SING AND MARCH TO FREEDOM curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
A Letter to Dear Mr President Abraham Lincoln Ben, Su Narrative african american, epic, freedom,
Who Am I, by Daykia Clark Clark, Daykia I do not know? african american, deep, freedom,
The Sea Hetrick, Serina ABC african american,
Premium Member Poem Miss America Sankey-Lewis, Iris Elizabeth Rhyme african american, blessing, dedication,
Made Of Black Komo, Abigail Free verse african american,
BLACKS HISTORY LIVES curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
WHO PLAYED A PART curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
FREEDOM MARCH curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
Prisoner of Poverty garcia, anatonia I do not know? african american, deep, discrimination,
Sucka Filled Love Glover, Joy Dramatic Verse african american, culture, for
2015: WE ARE SURVIVORS POPOOLA, WOLE Rhyme african american,
JONATHAN FROM LIBERIA Vincent, Chadwick Dramatic monologue african american, life, love,
Premium Member Poem Something of Donald Trump I Like Sankey-Lewis, Iris Elizabeth Rhyme african american, bullying, discrimination,
Robot McMillan, Keorie Free verse african american, body, encouraging,
Premium Member Poem The Higgs Boson mackay, reay Clerihew african american,
in my own little way King, Marty Free verse african american, woman,
The Greatest American Ever Born boddie, eric Monorhyme african american, blessing, celebration,
in the eye of a perfect condition King, Marty Free verse african american, woman,
Hey martin McMillan, Keorie Free verse african american, uplifting,
Afriblack Sasu, Emmanuel ABC african american, truth,
THE MOUNTAIN TOP curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
HIS BLACK HISTORY IS THERE curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
BRTHDAY OF A RIGHTS KING curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
The Coxswain Lewis, TS Prose Poetry african american, boat, encouraging,
THE PEARLY GATE okechukwu, victor Ballad african american, books,
Dark Skin Johnson, Tyrone Free verse african american, identity, judgement,
Premium Member Poem IN THE FAMINE OF JUSTICE lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, discrimination, imagery,
Premium Member Poem ON TENDING THE GREAT ANCESTRAL FIRES lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, children, imagery,
TAX BABY Baniti, Nailah Free verse african american, community, corruption,
GM WORD Thajudeen, Muhammad Safa Light Poetry african american, language, word
Premium Member Poem IN THE AUTUMN OF HER LIFE--SHE STOOD lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, imagery, mother,
Premium Member Poem Breaking Free Clarke, Allan Free verse african american, blessing,
Dissection of the Ass Whooping boddie, eric Narrative african american, education, encouraging,
CHILDREN OF A BAD REVOLUTION Baniti, Nailah Free verse african american, freedom, love,
To my city Uzimaki, Nana Blank verse african american, community, corruption,
Premium Member Poem RAINING UPON THE GRANDEUR OF HOPE lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, grief, hope,
Premium Member Poem Black Africa Still In Chains Makama, Funom Dramatic Verse african american, education, environment,
I have a dream Dover, Anthony Blank verse african american, freedom,
I have a dream Dover, Anthony Blank verse african american, freedom,
Premium Member Poem TO JUSTICE WITH LOVE lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, discrimination, hope,
Premium Member Poem AND WE ARE STILL HERE lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, imagery, inspirational,
JAMAICAN VOODOO PRIEST Baniti, Nailah Free verse african american, culture, fear,
Premium Member Poem A BALLAD TO THE ANCESTORS lowe, millard Ballad african american, freedom, horror,
Oh What a Day Magnet, Reggae Free verse african american,
Fast cars appley, kaylee Sonnet african american, class, conflict,
Melanin Eppes, OShanel I do not know? african american, love,
Hashtag My Life Matters Write, Mister Rhyme african american, life, racism,
IMITATION OF LOVE Baniti, Nailah Free verse african american, character, love,
Premium Member Poem WHILE PASSING THROUGH: Acquah, Vicki Prose Poetry african american, future, life,
I am deserted aged man nair, sadashivan Prose Poetry african american, christmas, family,
I like it black and strong Mmele, Molantwa Ode african american, care, culture,
Premium Member Poem BACK TO JuJu Acquah, Vicki Verse african american, how i
Crows can be hot Joe, Sloppy Crown of Sonnets african american, body, boyfriend,
TOGETHERNESS PRIDE WALK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
Premium Member Poem Thanksgiving Sankey-Lewis, Iris Elizabeth Acrostic african american, celebration, courage,