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List of American Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Of the Innocent and Sinners Popovici, Michael Burlesque american, nature, river, water,
Make love to me Green, Alicia Ballad american,
Ticking Lewis, TS Free verse american, grief, life,
Premium Member Poem Thanksgiving Borgo, Louis Free verse american,
Premium Member Poem The Good old Days Martin, Thomas Tanka american, discrimination, youth,
The Whitworths johnson, curtis Prose Poetry american, character, friendship, love,
Premium Member Poem CHARLESTON - WE ALL BLEED RED Man, Lyric Lyric american, bullying, culture, evil,
Sorrow In Charleston Wardlow, Christian Free verse american, conflict, dark, death
It Won't Stop winston, alyssa Dramatic Verse american, death, emotions, fear,
African Elephant hansen, jan oskar Blank verse american, blessing, blue,
Thnks MJ Lewis, Reid ABC american, dream, heart,
SKY TINTED WATERS, MY MINNESOTA HOME Vincent, Chadwick Carpe Diem american, peace, tree, water,
striving for better life mlangeni, Xihluke Lay american,
success shall be served mlangeni, Xihluke Rhyme american,
Wonders Of The World Jordan, Ken Shape american, celebrity,
Chant of Emeralds Kadic, Nino Rhyme american, nature, philosophy, spiritual,
BB King Poem by Jaymz Whyte Whyte, Jaymz ABC american, celebrity, christian, death
Premium Member Poem MY BLACK IS PRICELESS Anarka, DeeGee Dramatic Verse american, courage,
Black Creation Roberson, Alex Free verse american, christian, culture, imagination,
On Vacation With Middle Passage Memories lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, imagery, rain, water,
Indian Heritage Festival 2015 Anish, Matthew Ballad american,
BEING BLACK MADE ME STRONG curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
DEATH IN THE NAME OF GOD Piper, Pen Verse american,
TROPHY Tali, Selorm Rhyme american, first love, fun,
BEAUTIFUL AFRICA Piper, Pen Free verse american,
On The Evolution Of Liberation lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, blessing, faith, freedom,
Valid Brown, Brandi Elizabeth Prose Poetry american, girl, introspection, muse,
The Story Of My Uniform Cosentino, Ivo Light Poetry american, new york, paradise,
Harlem New York Mendoza, Rodney I do not know? american, childhood, city, feelings,
To all the queens Avery, Latrice Free verse american, blessing, change, lyric,
INJUSTICE, BOMAYE: ERIC GARNER PAPYRUS, KEITH Free verse american, discrimination,
caged lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, freedom, life, metaphor,
Black Swan Love Song lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, love, romantic, simile,
To A Love Angler lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, break up, for
GOOD MORNING SOUL lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, dedication, eulogy, faith,
Peace Prayer Smith, Darlene Free verse american, peace, prayer,
Progress and Preservation Roberson, Alex I do not know? american, city, history, nature,
Done mcclain, sharde I do not know? american, hate, loneliness, love
Blush mcclain, sharde I do not know? american, crush, desire, heartbreak,
The Palace of the Governors Federle, Steven Free verse american,
Understanding mcclain, sharde I do not know? american, blessing, community, corruption,
WE ALL NEED A WAKE UP CALL Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing,
Rekindled Love Mendoza, Rodney I do not know? american, how i feel,
LET THE PASS GO curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
To Be Loved By A Loving God And By The People That I nhabit Your World Lewis, Reid ABC american,
The Cross and The Lynching Tree nelson, louise Dramatic monologue american, death, history, life,
Trouble Is An Object Lewis, Cortez Maurell Verse american, care, corruption, growth,
Manisfesto of Reid Lewis Lewis, Reid ABC american, life,
I WILL NOT GO TO HEAVEN oloidi, femi joey Classicism american,
Living in american dream Avery, Latrice Free verse american, body, change, courage,
Premium Member Poem Black Balloons Martin, Thomas Tanka american, children, metaphor,
The Sanctuary of Gallina Canyon Garcia, Gil Free verse american, people, solitude,
Firewheel Cervenka, Janet Verse american,
Part of the Human Race, Recognized As aSecond Classs Citizen Lewis, Reid Narrative american,
Black on Black Hackett, Allen Verse american,
Mrs Weidonhoeft Raver, Alex Alexandrine american,
Black Like Me Black, Dana Rhyme american, race,
Fly Away lucas, james Blank verse american, emotions, flying, god,
The Path We Must Take lucas, james Blank verse american, childhood, culture, deep,
Nostalgic Man lucas, james Blank verse american, deep, imagination, remember,
Premium Member Poem A Prophecy Knight, Tyshawn Ballad american, destiny, poetry, poets,
Modern Conspiracy Wardlow, Christian Narrative american,
haiku 17 lowe, millard Haiku american, death, murder, racism,
wild butterfly soul King, Marty Free verse american, blessing, woman,
Thunder God Smith, Darlene Chant Royal american, prayer, spiritual, storm,
BB King Jordan, Ken Verse american, death of a
Wipe Your Mirror Wardlow, Christian Narrative american, blessing,
DON'T BREAK DOWN curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
WALK WITH BLACK PRIDE curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
I'm not your problem Graf-Burnham, Bambi Rhyme american, bullying, judgement,
A little boys poem Tamir Rice Graf-Burnham, Bambi Rhyme american, children, discrimination, new
PLOOKIES POEM Graf-Burnham, Bambi Rhyme american, discrimination, prison, racism,
White Man's Good Ole' Days Smith, Darlene Prose Poetry american,
Barren Lands of Ancestors Kadic, Nino Free verse american, natural disasters, nature,
DON'T LET BEING BLACK HOLD YOU BACK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
HAND OF TIME curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
WOMAN'S WORTH Jones, Naomi Blank verse american, inspiration, inspirational,
infected leg Miers, Michael Free verse american, blessing, christmas, fruit,
I CAN FLY Jones, Naomi I do not know? american, inspiration, inspirational,
Premium Member Poem Not More Bad News Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse american, nature, philosophy, political,
BIRTHING A NEW ME Jones, Naomi Free verse american, celebration, inspirational,
Every wave has a picture Ali, Sadek Classicism american, books,
This Land Was Your Land Smith, Darlene Lyric american,
The African Child Ancient, Matt Classicism american, child,
The Spoken Truth Hunter, Mya Free verse american, career, leadership, political,
GIVE ME FLOWERS Jones, Naomi Ballad american,
HEARTBROKEN Jones, Naomi Free verse american, feelings, sad love,
Shadows Roberson, Alex I do not know? american, pride, race, truth,
Class is in Session Lewis, TS Prose american, books,
Rose rocks TRAVIS, ANDREA Rhyme american,
10 Words to a Wonderful Woman Ngabwe, Anthony Acrostic american, blessing, inspirational, missing,
Last 2 grains of sand Foucher, Phillipe Alliteration american, break up, feelings,
The Revolution Will Be Televised Lewis, Reid Narrative american, destiny,
I COULD SEE THE SUN Jones, Naomi I do not know? american, deep, emotions,
Premium Member Poem MANDELA SLEEPS Grenness , Julie Elegy american, blessing, celebration, destiny,
Premium Member Poem A Late Night Walk Home Scandrick II, Anthony Free verse american, courage, dark, fear,
oh, how you soothe my soul King, Marty Free verse american, woman,
digging your whole King, Marty Rhyme american, woman,
haikus: A, B, C, D lowe, millard Haiku american, love, mom, mother,
FOR A SWEET SABLE SAINTLY MOTHER lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, celebration, family, love,