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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 it.

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List of African Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Fly Away lucas, james Blank verse african american, emotions, flying,
The Path We Must Take lucas, james Blank verse african american, childhood, culture,
Nostalgic Man lucas, james Blank verse african american, deep, imagination,
Premium Member Poem A Prophecy Knight, Tyshawn Ballad african american, destiny, poetry,
Modern Conspiracy Wardlow, Christian Narrative african american,
haiku 17 lowe, millard Haiku african american, death, murder,
wild butterfly soul King, Marty Free verse african american, blessing, woman,
BB King Jordan, Ken Verse african american, death of
Wipe Your Mirror Wardlow, Christian Narrative african american, blessing,
DON'T BREAK DOWN curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
WALK WITH BLACK PRIDE curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
I'm not your problem Graf-Burnham, Bambi Rhyme african american, bullying, judgement,
A little boys poem Tamir Rice Graf-Burnham, Bambi Rhyme african american, children, discrimination,
PLOOKIES POEM Graf-Burnham, Bambi Rhyme african american, discrimination, prison,
DON'T LET BEING BLACK HOLD YOU BACK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
HAND OF TIME curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
WOMAN'S WORTH Jones, Naomi Blank verse african american, inspiration, inspirational,
infected leg Miers, Michael Free verse african american, blessing, christmas,
I CAN FLY Jones, Naomi I do not know? african american, inspiration, inspirational,
BIRTHING A NEW ME Jones, Naomi Free verse african american, celebration, inspirational,
Every wave has a picture Ali, Sadek Classicism african american, books,
The African Child Ancient, Matt Classicism african american, child,
The Spoken Truth Hunter, Mya Free verse african american, career, leadership,
GIVE ME FLOWERS Jones, Naomi Ballad african american,
HEARTBROKEN Jones, Naomi Free verse african american, feelings, sad
Shadows Roberson, Alex I do not know? african american, pride, race,
Class is in Session Lewis, TS Prose african american, books,
10 Words to a Wonderful Woman Ngabwe, Anthony Acrostic african american, blessing, inspirational,
Last 2 grains of sand Foucher, Phillipe Alliteration african american, break up,
The Revolution Will Be Televised Lewis, Reid Narrative african american, destiny,
I COULD SEE THE SUN Jones, Naomi I do not know? african american, deep, emotions,
Premium Member Poem MANDELA SLEEPS Grenness , Julie Elegy african american, blessing, celebration,
Premium Member Poem A Late Night Walk Home Scandrick II, Anthony Free verse african american, courage, dark,
oh, how you soothe my soul King, Marty Free verse african american, woman,
digging your whole King, Marty Rhyme african american, woman,
Not in the Job Description - Part 2 Davies, Ivor Rhyme african american, confusion, god,
haikus: A, B, C, D lowe, millard Haiku african american, love, mom,
FOR A SWEET SABLE SAINTLY MOTHER lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, celebration, family,
Premium Member Poem NO ONE IS ABOVE THE LAW SATNARINE, ROGER Acrostic african american, conflict, corruption,
'the girl that was way out of my league' King, Marty Free verse african american, woman,
Baltimore Moore, Trenton Couplet african american, city, culture,
Baltimore Senryu Anish, Matthew Senryu african american, peace,
Freddy Gray Lewis, TS Prose Poetry african american, conflict, fear,
Premium Member Poem BALTIMORE Greene, River Rhyme african american, blue, city,
Know Me Wells, Tanesha Free verse african american,
Black Backs Reed, Josh ABC african american, corruption, culture,
If I Suffer Defeat Williams, Jmel Rhyme african american, desire, heart,
when Mama Dances Adwini-Poku, Lambert I do not know? african american, family, happiness,
Africa square Adwini-Poku, Lambert Dramatic monologue african american, brother, desire,
Spectacular PICKRON, LINDA Quatrain african american,
Educated Minority wright, kaessie Free verse african american, desire, education,
On The First Of May MASTER, POET Rhyme african american, blessing, first
Father less child Lacy, Tytiana Free verse african american, graduation, mother,
You Are Africa Delva, Lisa Free verse african american, body, culture,
You Is Good Too Delva, Lisa Free verse african american, courage, journey,
You is good too Delva, Lisa Free verse african american, spoken word,
BLACK MAN RUN RUN curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
WE AS A RACE curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
TURNING OTHER CHEAP curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
DIALOGUE lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, education, school,
REMEMBER, BUT BE NOT LIKE THEM lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, conflict, death,
Premium Member Poem Saudi Kings vaso, arthur Light Poetry african american, slavery,
She Cathey, Taylor Concrete african american, butterfly, devotion,
something in the air today King, Marty Free verse african american, blessing, happiness,
Symbols Cathey, Taylor Concrete african american,
EMOTIONAL RECIPROCITY lowe, millard Rhyme african american, emotions, hate,
The Veteran and the young soldier Woods, Brandon Rhyme african american, cry, dedication,
I Can't Breathe Apongule, Kenya Free verse african american, discrimination, racism,
FREEDOM DREAM curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
what you truly mean to me King, Marty Rhyme african american, dedication, for
admiration from afar King, Marty Free verse african american, woman,
Open Letter to a Black Soul Ngomane, Raymond Bio african american, slam, spoken
Her DENNIS, CIERA Alliteration african american, blessing,
COME, LET US BEAT THE ANCESTRAL DRUM lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, freedom, imagery,
The Coming: Mood Variations lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, emotions, feelings,
U R A Queen Delva, Lisa Free verse african american, dedication, for
TRUTH YOU CAN'T HIDE curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
POEM FOR A LOST BROTHERMAN lowe, millard Rhyme african american, brother, lost,
The Culling lowe, millard Rhyme african american, children, mother,
Silent Cries Khurana, Jasmine Imagism african american, boat, death,
Yeasting The Dream lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, faith, imagery,
THE PROMISE lowe, millard Prose Poetry african american, blessing, faith,
Premium Member Poem WOMEN -we must Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Haiku african american, celebration,
Reclaimed Cathey, Taylor Crystalline african american, deep, power,
sweet brown superstar haiku King, Marty Haiku african american, woman,
she keeps me guessing King, Marty Free verse african american, woman,
Son Light Lewis, TS Prose Poetry african american, character, mentor,
FACING TOMORROW TODAY lowe, millard Rhyme african american, discrimination, inspiration,
For Another Budding Child Flower lowe, millard Sonnet african american, child, discrimination,
happiness is here in the name of the Lord King, Marty Free verse african american, blessing, happiness,
Flame Cathey, Taylor Crystalline african american, blue, butterfly,
Cocoon Cathey, Taylor Personification african american, body, butterfly,
I'm A Man Jordan, Ken Rhyme african american, color,
Premium Member Poem Wilderness In The Rainforest Makama, Funom Ode african american, education, political,
BE AWARE YOUR STILL BLACK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
LOCK MIND curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
THE HIWAY TO FREEDOM curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american,
SPRIT FROM HEAVEN SPEAKS curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american, courage,
TIME TO WAKE UP curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry african american, freedom,
Premium Member Poem WHERE THE STRANGE FRUIT GROWS SATNARINE, ROGER Rhyme african american, discrimination, history,