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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 these types of poems.

List of American Poems

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Premium Member Poem PART ONE - Stone Angels - An Epic George , Elaine Epic american, death, woman,
Premium Member Poem PART TWO - Stone Angels - An Epic George , Elaine Epic american, death, epic, woman,
Premium Member Poem Promises Acquah, Vicki Verse american, epic, lost, trust,
Premium Member Poem Sandwich Blues Generation Dillenbeck, Gerald Prose Poetry american, culture, grandchild, grandparents,
Under My Skin Script, Post Rhyme american, life, pain, poetry,
Somebody Smith, Darlene Free verse american, people, self,
Premium Member Poem The Ghost Dance, Part VI Masonis, William Free verse american,
Premium Member Poem Games Day, Jesse Rhyme american, discrimination, games, innocence,
Unholy Waters Capitano, Phil Lyric american, philosophy, religion, science,
And Grandmaw was Right Secrease, Rita Lay american, blessing, daughter, family,
Premium Member Poem The Ghost Dance Part V Masonis, William Free verse american, remember,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 20 FLYING HIGH Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing, cool, engagement,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 19 HER LOVE Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing, cool, education,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 18 PURE LOVE Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing, cool,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 17 EVERY ONE Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing, cool,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 16 MY DARLING Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing, cool,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 15 YOUR HONESTY Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing, cool,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 14 MY CHILLS Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing, cool, emotions,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 13 OUR FEELING Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing, deep,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 11 MY LOVE SPEAK Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing, cool, emotions,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 12 OUR SUMMER DAY Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing,
Pictures of a Good Father nelson, louise Dramatic monologue american, father, inspiration,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 10 YOU ARE CLOSE TO MINE Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 9 OUR LOVE Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 8 I AM HOLDING ON Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing, cool,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 7 OUR PASSION Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing, cool,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 6 OUR FRIST KISSES Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 5 SHE CAME INTO MY LIFE Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing, for her,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 4 FROM HER DOOR Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 3 HER SPARKLE EYES Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing, career,
Premium Member Poem POEMS 2 HER WAY Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem INSIDE OF YOUR HEART Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing, cool, graduation,
TODAYS BLACK CHILD curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
Separate Pathways Smith, Darlene I do not know? american, peace,
Premium Member Poem Trip Doors Arnone, Tom Pantoum american, summer, symbolism, war,
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Premium Member Poem Shades of a Colored Man lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, discrimination, eulogy, imagery,
Distraught Nowell, Angela Rhyme american, conflict, confusion, crazy,
Premium Member Poem To Virginia With Love lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, forgiveness, love, memory,
Premium Member Poem A Tribute to Ali Williams, Marilyn Blank verse american, death of a
Premium Member Poem Over the Middle Passage of Time lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, forgiveness, slavery, smile,
Premium Member Poem A Sonnet to a Sable Poet's Pen lowe, millard Sonnet american, imagery, inspirational, poets,
Roots Lewis, TS Free verse american, history, prison, slavery,
The Greatest Musinga, Seth Yuhi Free verse american, brother, butterfly, christian,
Premium Member Poem SUCH AND SUCH Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Rhyme american, character, money,
Red, White, Black and Blue Omolaja, Lizzy Rhyme american,
ALIEN CITIZENS Baniti, Nailah Free verse american, truth,
SUNSET LIEVE, ELVIS LYONGA Elegy american, celebrity,
Premium Member Poem JAHMAL BRIGHT Sankey-Lewis, Iris Elizabeth Bio american,
War Johnson, E.L. Free verse american, jesus, jewish, soldier,
Native Speaks Truths Smith, Darlene Prose american, racism, truth,
Reservation Blues Walters, Kody Free verse american, poverty,
RAPTURE EMMANUEL, SAMUEL Free verse american, change, corruption, moving
AFRICAN SAVANNAH Vincent, Messoh Quatrain american,
Premium Member Poem xx Robles, E.P. Free verse american, poems, poetry,
Restoring Balance Smith, Darlene Classicism american, nature, peace, solitude,
Wages Johnson, E.L. Free verse american, christian, jesus, race,
Precious Time thompson, tamica ABC american, death, wisdom,
The Struggle Mercado, Bonita Couplet american, culture, family, father,
AND IF IT ALL SHOULD END IN FLAME Palmer, David Sonnet american, political, racism,
Ashame Price, Quintasia Free verse american, change, discrimination, how
RIVER OF DEATH Vincent, Messoh Free verse american,
My Soul Funk, Rospel Lyric american, earth, lyric, metaphor,
To The Naysayers Smith, Darlene Rhyme american, people,
Premium Member Poem CAMOUFLAGE Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Sonnet american, death,
Thoughtful Nile Olubodun, Babafemi Yinka Blank verse american, character, depression, funny
Wild Child Sihlali, Nokwanda I do not know? american, dedication,
Black Davis, Jacquie Ballad american,
Yen Of Greatness Pierre louis, Angelo Epic american,
Rule And Never Conquer Pierre louis, Angelo Didactic american, corruption, horror,
HE IS MAD Vincent, Messoh Dramatic monologue american,
Premium Member Poem From A Sista to the Bloods - Nam Thompson, Janis Rhyme american, encouraging, war,
Wilderness princess Brannon, Lisa Free verse american,
Remember When Sears, Latonia Free verse american, community, culture, growing
CHOOSEING SEASON curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
MY FAITH FLIES Vincent, Messoh Imagism american,
Dye My Soul Pierre louis, Angelo Free verse american, corruption, courage, emotions,
Simone Legree: Anima Pierre louis, Angelo Free verse american, courage, deep, depression,
Imagine, Predator DNT, Denis Elegy american, grief, satire, world,
The unwanted beauty Dunbar, Mafata Free verse american, confidence, imagination, inspirational,
Healer McDougall, Latisha Enclosed Rhyme american, blessing, deep, feelings,
STILL BLACK TODAY Vincent, Messoh Ode american,
COMIC STATURE Vincent, Messoh Epigram american,
Fighting Sorrow Smith, Darlene Classicism american,
Haiku for an Apple Mac LaBaugh, Jackson Haiku american, blessing,
Genocidal Survivors Brave Heart, Isabelle Rhyme american, slavery,
SET BACK FOR BLACK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
LONG JOURNEY TO FREEDOM curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
Lament in Haiku Form for a Dead Eraser LaBaugh, Jackson Haiku american, business, cousin, dedication,
Every thing You Hinton , Felicia R Ballad american,
RIVER DRUMS Capitano, Phil Rhyme american, nature, senses,
Dumb It Down wisdom, uriel Free verse american,
TIME TO WAKE UP curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
Poverty Msuku, Terence Prose Poetry american,
Drum Beats Brave Heart, Isabelle Rhyme american,
Ask me mabale, lonely Ode american, blue,
Premium Member Poem ''A Lost Feather'' Wings, Broken Verse american,
You Are Human Too Ekeh, Akudo Imagism american, conflict, earth, inspiration,
ignorance is no longer just bliss shah, niyomi Free verse american, grief, murder,
Forgotten Johnson, E.L. Free verse american, christian, god, jesus,
Premium Member Poem Parallel Universe Thompson, Janis Free verse american, culture, fantasy, imagination,