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American Poems. Below are examples of american poems. This list of american poems is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of american poems or a list of american poetry. These examples illustrate what american poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of american and a page where you can discuss it.

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List of American Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
BLACK MAN RUN RUN curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
WE AS A RACE curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
TURNING OTHER CHEAP curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
The Clan Keeper Smith, Darlene Classicism american,
Mockingbird Smith, Darlene Classicism american, romance,
DIALOGUE lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, education, school,
REMEMBER, BUT BE NOT LIKE THEM lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, conflict, death,
Premium Member Poem Saudi Kings vaso, arthur Light Poetry american, slavery,
She Cathey, Taylor Concrete american, butterfly, devotion,
something in the air today King, Marty Free verse american, blessing, happiness,
Symbols Cathey, Taylor Concrete american,
Premium Member Poem Heart Beat Atfield, William J. Jr. Rhyme american,
EMOTIONAL RECIPROCITY lowe, millard Rhyme american, emotions, hate,
The Veteran and the young soldier Woods, Brandon Rhyme american, cry, dedication,
I Can't Breathe Apongule, Kenya Free verse american, discrimination, racism,
FREEDOM DREAM curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
what you truly mean to me King, Marty Rhyme american, dedication, for
admiration from afar King, Marty Free verse american, woman,
Open Letter to a Black Soul Ngomane, Raymond Bio american, slam, spoken
Her DENNIS, CIERA Alliteration american, blessing,
COME, LET US BEAT THE ANCESTRAL DRUM lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, freedom, imagery,
The Coming: Mood Variations lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, emotions, feelings,
Lone Tepee Jordan, Ken Shape american, spiritual,
Premium Member Poem In Jane Austen's Shadow Part 2 Knight, Tyshawn Blank verse american, dream, freedom,
Premium Member Poem In Jane Austen's Shadow Part 1 Knight, Tyshawn Blank verse american, freedom, pain,
U R A Queen Delva, Lisa Free verse american, dedication, for
TRUTH YOU CAN'T HIDE curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
POEM FOR A LOST BROTHERMAN lowe, millard Rhyme american, brother, lost,
The Culling lowe, millard Rhyme american, children, mother,
Silent Cries Khurana, Jasmine Imagism american, boat, death,
Yeasting The Dream lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, faith, imagery,
THE PROMISE lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, blessing, faith,
Premium Member Poem WOMEN -we must Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Haiku american, celebration,
Reclaimed Cathey, Taylor Crystalline american, deep, power,
sweet brown superstar haiku King, Marty Haiku american, woman,
she keeps me guessing King, Marty Free verse american, woman,
Son Light Lewis, TS Prose Poetry american, character, mentor,
Premium Member Poem The Indian Edwards, Kim Robin Narrative american, nature,
FACING TOMORROW TODAY lowe, millard Rhyme american, discrimination, inspiration,
For Another Budding Child Flower lowe, millard Sonnet american, child, discrimination,
happiness is here in the name of the Lord King, Marty Free verse american, blessing, happiness,
Flame Cathey, Taylor Crystalline american, blue, butterfly,
Cocoon Cathey, Taylor Personification american, body, butterfly,
Native American Love Poem Carroll, Ken Free verse american,
I'm A Man Jordan, Ken Rhyme american, color,
Premium Member Poem Wilderness In The Rainforest Makama, Funom Ode american, education, political,
BE AWARE YOUR STILL BLACK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
LOCK MIND curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
THE HIWAY TO FREEDOM curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
SPRIT FROM HEAVEN SPEAKS curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american, courage,
TIME TO WAKE UP curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american, freedom,
Premium Member Poem WHERE THE STRANGE FRUIT GROWS SATNARINE, ROGER Rhyme american, discrimination, history,
HUMMING HYMNS OF SORROW: A SOULFUL SABLE SONNET lowe, millard Sonnet american, discrimination, passion,
Premium Member Poem You And Me Edwards, Kim Robin Ballad american, for her,
JOIN US FREEDOM TALK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
Premium Member Poem Stress Free Horton, Natasha Free verse american, blessing, butterfly,
WE'RE STILL WINNERS curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
Pyramids Lewis, TS Prose Poetry american,
Premium Member Poem BLACK: A TRIUMPH WITHOUT FEAR Guillermo, Olive Eloisa Rubaiyat american, freedom, inspiration,
THE COLOR OF OUR BLOOD Nunez, Kim Patrice Rubaiyat american, discrimination, uplifting,
Premium Member Poem Black Perspective Roper, Eve Rubaiyat american, freedom, slavery,
Wanting Carroll, Ken Free verse american, desire, love,
NOW IS THE TIME curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
CHECK OUT YOU curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
Dance The Storm Awake Smith, Darlene Chant Royal american, spiritual,
Stereotypes Trachelle, Lesha Rubaiyat american,
Calls of Humanity A. Sharma, Dr. Upma Rubaiyat american, rights,
Premium Member Poem Bio-logos Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse american, philosophy, religion,
Confused Howard, Felicia Ballad american, heartbreak, husband,
YOUR ROOTS curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
Dethrone the Kings Laird, Jamia Free verse american,
Blankless Jenkins, Kenneth Free verse american, writing,
Sheba Carroll, Ken Free verse american, desire, love,
Once Upon a time potatoe King, Potatoe Light Poetry american, boat, butterfly,
SPEAK THE OUT curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
I Am An African McDonald, Sean Free verse american, color, freedom,
You Feel Me Smythe, Erykah Free verse american, deep, desire,
Muppets Challenger, Destin I do not know? american, growth, leadership,
Oklahoma Alvstad, Zachary Rhyme american, character, color,
GENOCIDE brown, louis Rhyme american, corruption, discrimination,
END THIS WAR Yant, Daisy Marie Rhyme american, death,
PURGATORIAL JUXTAPOSITION lowe, millard Sonnet american, corruption, death,
A Black Man's Perspective Smith-Johnsen, Dane Ann Rubaiyat american, freedom, slavery,
SONNET TO A WORDLESS AND BLIND GODDESS lowe, millard Sonnet american, horror, racism,
A SONNET FOR BLOODY BUT UNBOWED HEADS lowe, millard Sonnet american, corruption, society,
Greater is He who is in me nelson, louise Dramatic monologue american, christian, inspirational,
Our Dark Past Jean, Marckincia Pantoum american, history, slavery,
It Dawn's Osore, Sabion ABC american, community, hurt,
Portrait of a Broken Slave Jean, Marckincia Pantoum american, conflict, courage,
Before Selma Templeton, Patricia Prose Poetry american, celebration, hurt,
A Voice For Change White, Pauline Free verse american,
THE TRUTH curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Prose Poetry american,
KEPT BLACK HISTORY ALIVE curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Prose Poetry american,
Thoughtless Williams, Christina I do not know? american, boyfriend, break
February 28th Moon, Ap Lyric american, hip hop,
New Day Moon, Ap Lyric american, february, hip
My Uncles' Hands Were Strong lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, eulogy, family,
Black to black Sneed, Raven I do not know? american,
IT CUTS DEEP Concise, Mike Rhyme american, political,
Premium Member Poem From a Black perspective Greene, River Rubaiyat american,