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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
SCARY FUN Tidd, Jim Haikufun,
Well if you insist Arends, Warren Abecedarianafrica, brother, father, identity,
African daisy Kopec, Patrycjusz Coupletfantasy, flower,
Maintenance culture nnoli, richard Epicabsence, abuse, africa, caregiving,
COOL ME DOWN Chemwor, Eric Livy Verseafrica, confusion, earth, grief,
Africa Zungu, Bongani ABCafrica, flying, political,
Premium Member Poem WHERE THE STRANGE FRUIT GROWS SATNARINE, ROGER Rhymeamerica, black african american,
FELA KUTI RASHID, KAMRAN ABCabsence, africa, angel, anger,
If I was invisible nnoli, richard Epicabuse, africa, angel, cheer
Across the Bridge hunjeri, njeri Epicafrica, culture, write, writing,
Autumn in Sudan Alhemaidy, Abdullah Free verseautumn, nature,
I will be back hunjeri, njeri Versefarewell,
Man got power over me hunjeri, njeri Sonnetafrica, culture, for her,
IS MARY REALLy GOnE chizoba vincent, john Elegyabuse, age, angel, art,
An African Tale Trestrail, Keith Tankaafrica, death,
Calls of Humanity A. Sharma, Dr. Upma Rubaiyatblack african american, rights,
I Am An African McDonald, Sean Free verseafrica, black african american,
Oklahoma Alvstad, Zachary Rhymeanxiety, black african american,
Greater is He who is in me nelson, louise Dramatic monologueabuse, black african american,
WELCOME TO NIGERIA chizoba vincent, john Blank versearabic, art, baby, books,
THE CHIEFTAINS WRATH NYAGA, LEWIS Narrativeafrica, bullying, cousin, family,
IT CUTS DEEP Concise, Mike Rhymeblack african american, political,
Premium Member Poem Words And Phrases Ellison, Jack Narrativehumorous,
Circumcised hunjeri, njeri Proseafrica, culture, girl,
THIS IS MY MOTHER hunjeri, njeri Biodedication, mom, mother,
Porto hansen, jan oskar Blank verseangel, beautiful, beauty, culture,
Premium Member Poem World Horror Must End Stoner Jr, Robert Rhymeinternational, peace, poetry, war,
Premium Member Poem TIL DEATH US DO PART - MY NAME IS ALFRED GARNETT Ashton, Darryl Odehumorous,
Premium Member Poem Spring Hunt Roper, Eve Abecedarianfor children, spring,
Black And Beautiful Guice, Brianna Rhymebeautiful, beauty, culture, poetess,
The Rebirth Poem V - Beauty Mate, Langeni Free versebeautiful, beauty, care, uplifting,
Premium Member Poem Abundance Kendrick, Sara Rhymespring,
DREAM CARD hunjeri, njeri Narrativeculture, family, friend, green,
I Am Fraser, Richard ABCbeach, beautiful,
Roots of Africa Ngabwe, Anthony Acrosticafrica, freedom, history,
i love your difference hunjeri, njeri Versebeautiful, bible, god, people,
I am Fraser, Richard ABCbeautiful,
I am Fraser, Richard ABCbeautiful,
Premium Member Poem Relationships between ethnicity and health risks Mendoza, Jacqueline R. Light Poetrycare, christian, environment, faith,
Am an African not an african't nnoli, richard Epicabuse, africa, change, confusion,
Woman's look Zamalea, George Free versebaby, dedication, fashion,
Introduction to me Khumalo, Mbalenhle Lyca Free verseafrica, happiness, hello, image,
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,
Premium Member Poem 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,
On the state of the world today Ammar, Manar Free versebody, children, death, earth,
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,
Premium Member Poem 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,
Will I see a new born day 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 BLK PANTHER, VAL 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,
I Salute Writers Ngomane, Raymond Free verseinspirational, slam, spoken word,
I was helped not lost Mashatola, Milly Free versecourage, emotions, how i
Premium Member Poem An African American Woman Sits With Tea Knight, Tyshawn Rhymeafrica, america, black african
Premium Member Poem 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,
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,