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List of American Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
I Am Here Smith, Darlene Rhyme american, night, sky, spiritual,
Black Men Allen, Danita Michelle Dramatic Verse american, men,
Equality Sohn, Natalie ABC american, change, corruption, future,
The Trail Where They Cried Williams, Scott Rhyme american, pride,
MAKE HIM PROUND OF YOU curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
WHO SHOT THE KING curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
Johnny and Kyle perry, jalen I do not know? american,
Native Americans Broadbent, Robert Rhyme american,
Premium Member Poem Winds Of Time Richards, Carrie Free verse american, people, remember,
Hard GRIFFIN, CEDRIC Rhyme american, brother, care, culture,
Nine Souls carber, len Free verse american, celebration, hate, love,
Poems for the night 11 Roberson, Alex Free verse american, night, poetry,
quality time with her in the ocean breeze of life King, Marty Free verse american, woman,
A White Mississippian Remembers the Summer of '64 Canerdy, Janice Iambic Pentameter american, freedom, racism,
To my lovely okechukwu, victor Ballad american, blessing,
ATTRIBUTE TO CLIVE RIGHTS KING curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
The Scout Smith, Darlene Free verse american,
Rain Dance Martin, Mike Verse american, natural disasters, nature,
LOVE SEXY CHRONICLES VOL 1 Cries, Street Lyric american, cute love, desire,
TRAGEDY IN BLACK boddie, eric Acrostic american, conflict, hate, history,
Hot Air McLeod, Neil Ballade american, seasons, weather,
One step at a time LoBianco, Leonardo I do not know? american, books, bullying,
I Laugh Smith, Darlene Free verse american,
What Do I Know About Life Smith, Darlene Free verse american,
I Believe In You-A letter to America johnson, curtis Prose american,
Sad dad Hedgepeth , Jordan Bio american, cheer up, conflict,
New blood Hedgepeth , Jordan Epic american,
Why not Hedgepeth , Jordan Bio american, uplifting,
The Path Smith, Darlene Rhyme american, nature, places, solitude,
Dear girl Simmons, Ciera ABC american, body, character, inspirational,
Grandmother Smith, Darlene Classicism american, spiritual,
Eyes Of The Wolf Smith, Darlene Rhyme american,
Unspoken words May, Joseph Rhyme american,
This Hair Roberson, Alex Free verse american, hair, pride,
Premium Member Poem Wrapped In The Flag Wings, Broken Narrative american, war,
Premium Member Poem Native Indian spirit crying One, Silent Narrative american,
Stop badgering the witness Lander, Annie Dramatic Verse american, culture,
Tears In The Cotton Field Holland, Blake Lyric american, career, conflict, depression,
Dear Black Woman Hurd, Kathleena I do not know? american, for her, women,
Bitches Brew with No Expresso Sullivan, Kayla Free verse american, change, life, race,
Summer rain McMillan, Keorie Rhyme american, first love, funny
The Conga Drums Speak Phillips, Christine Free verse american, blue, business, happiness,
Kellyn Hodges harris, matthew Enclosed Rhyme american, daughter, feelings, thank
THROUGH THE EYES OF WISDOM BLAKE, ANTHONY Rhyme american, business, career, character,
Keep Your Head Up Hill, Dee I do not know? american, cheer up, deep,
my first bio write boddie, eric Free verse american, celebration, encouraging, god,
WOW boddie, eric Ballad american, inspiration, woman,
Premium Member Poem Echo Time Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse american, culture, nature, race,
SANTA IS COMING TO DINNER BLAKE, ANTHONY Rhyme american, care, celebrity, december,
Sounds of Blackness boddie, eric Rhyme american, celebration, discrimination, education,
A PASTORIAL BETRAYAL BLAKE, ANTHONY Epic american, blessing, change, christian,
Dear Racist White America Hurd, Kathleena I do not know? american, race, racism, social,
What happened to Sandy Hurd, Kathleena Narrative american, history, political, race,
Self Hate Hurd, Kathleena I do not know? american, identity, middle school,
Why I Write boddie, eric Free verse american, celebration, growth, identity,
To All Poetry Soup Readers Anish, Matthew Free verse american, hero, jewish,
BE AWARE MANDINGO MAN lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, imagery, racism, violence,
OH YES: IT IS WELL lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, inspirational, irony,
Night Light Variations In A Summer Of Discontent lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, imagery, inspirational, night,
The New Middle Passage lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, destiny,
haiku rhymes: black realities in 1o movements lowe, millard Haiku american, freedom, inspirational, today,
To You: Amazing Grace lowe, millard Sonnet american, faith, forgiveness, hate,
the hunger gang is at it again lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, discrimination, racism, violence,
ERIC Is boddie, eric Rhyme american, character, destiny, happiness,
Appalachian Sister Smith, Darlene Rhyme american, nature, sister,
Premium Member Poem Development Divas Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse american, culture, math, nature,
DON'T LOOK BACK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
Grief Prose, Catherine Sonnet american, faith,
Black Jordan, Ken Verse american, dark,
Lost Souls Butler , Sheree Free verse american, childhood, children, community,
Blur McMillan, Keorie Rhyme american, blessing, christian, forgiveness,
Today is a new day Hedgepeth , Jordan ABC american, dream, education, graduation,
Beauty Wells, Tanesha I do not know? american, celebration, dedication, fathers
Freestyle Love Johnson, Ronald Free verse american, love, passion, sensual,
Words From A Dying Ancestor Jordan, Ken Verse american, hate, slavery,
Premium Member Poem haiku 13 - feathers Wings, Broken Haiku american,
Voices Brant, Alaska I do not know? american, nature,
Premium Member Poem DIXIELAND Man, Lyric Ballad american, color, conflict, feelings,
high yellow black chick Harding, Lycia Senryu american, class, color, identity,
what to Fear Larrow, Tom Free verse american, spiritual, truth,
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 - A MINNESOTA JOURNEY 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,