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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
nubian vibration sweet and natural King, Marty Free versebeautiful, black african american,
PSALM 2: FOR MY CHILDREN lowe, millard Prose Poetryallegory, black african american,
PSALM 1: FOR MY CHILDREN lowe, millard Prose Poetryallegory, black african american,
Long ago, black and white Mojahed, Kasra Rhymeafrica, angel, beauty, bible,
Gold Lust Smith, Darlene Rhymehistory, native american,
darkmight orozco, acml I do not know?abuse, allah, arabic, art,
ASHAMED Cries, Street Lyricanxiety, appreciation, black african
SAME BOAT curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryblack african american,
Field Of Compromise Smith, Darlene Classicismfriendship, native american, peace,
One Day When I Am Old Smith, Darlene Classicismheart, native american, old,
My little star Toyekoyah, Eire Epitaphbaby, feelings, love, native
Sweet Bye and Bye Lewis, TS Free verseblack african american, easter,
as fair as fair foster, derrick Free verseblack african american, conflict,
Chocolate Swirl baucum, keith Free verseblack african american, love,
Memories of Me Smith, Darlene Rhymechild, girl, memory, native
IF ONLY TEARS COULD HEAL lowe, millard Prose Poetryabuse, black african american,
PUT AWAY FEARS curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryadventure, black african american,
STOP THINKING BLACK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryadventure, black african american,
SLIDING FROM THE MOUNTAIN TOP lowe, millard Prose Poetryamerica, anniversary, birthday, black
that Camille Appeal foster, derrick Free verseart, best friend, black
FOR THE NEW TORCH BEARERS lowe, millard Sonnetamerica, anniversary, black african
May Your Day Be Enough Smith, Darlene Free verseblessing, day, encouraging, inspiration,
Blood on the Leaves McMillan, Keorie Rhymeafrica, bio, black african
Black History Month Wilson, Sandra Dee Enclosed Rhymebetrayal, black african american,
The Elders Say Smith, Darlene Rhymenative american,
IN THE STILL OF NIGHT lowe, millard Prose Poetryblack african american, inspirational,
ANCHORED SOULS lowe, millard Prose Poetryblack african american, people,
Black Bird Jordan, Ken Rhymeblack african american,
I Tell You Now Smith, Darlene Rhymeappreciation, friendship, love, native
Peaceful Waters Smith, Darlene Rhymenative american, nature, spiritual,
Black Period Macklin, William Free verseallegory, black african american,
Guilty Bean Macklin, William Free verseallusion, black african american,
Black JONES, KIRK I do not know?africa, america, anger, beauty,
I've Been Thinking About Buying A Gun Macklin, William Free verseblack african american, city,
As You Are Leaving Macklin, William Free verseabsence, black african american,
Henry Washington Fox, Nigel Free verseblack african american,
WHEN JUSTICE TOOK A HOLIDAY lowe, millard Sonnetamerica, anger, black african
BLACK MADONNAS lowe, millard Prose Poetryblack african american, mother,
SELF PORTRAIT lowe, millard Prose Poetryart, black african american,
FOR THOSE WHO ALSO SACRIFICED lowe, millard Elegyblack african american, emotions,
ONLY THE DREAMER DIES lowe, millard Prose Poetryblack african american, dream,
BORN AGAIN lowe, millard Prose Poetryafrica, america, birth, black
WALK AND TALK LIKE A MAN curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryabsence, adventure, black african
OUR STORY IS YET TO BE TOLD lowe, millard Sonnetafrica, america, black african
ON THE BREAK OF A NEW DAWN lowe, millard Prose Poetryblack african american, hope,
DREAMING HOME lowe, millard Prose Poetryafrica, black african american,
WAITING IN LIMBO lowe, millard Prose Poetryblack african american, emotions,
ONLY A DREAM Latimer, Kenneth ABCabsence, america, angel, appreciation,
Your Day Has Arrived Smith, Darlene Rhymenative american,
Dear Next Generation Smith, Darlene Free versenative american,
United Sisterhood Smith, Darlene Free versenative american,
Dream Visit Smith, Darlene Classicismgrief, native american, romance,
They Call It Wounded Knee Smith, Darlene Classicismamerica, death, history, native
In Silence Smith, Darlene Classicismnative american,
I Go To Pray Smith, Darlene Classicismnative american,
I Come From Smith, Darlene Classicismnative american,
We Are Still Walking The Trail Of Tears Smith, Darlene Classicismhistory, native american, war,
SHATTERING THE SHACKLES lowe, millard Prose Poetryamerica, black african american,
ON THE WAVES OF LOST MEMORIES lowe, millard Prose Poetryamerica, black african american,
tardis foster, derrick Free verseblack african american, dance,
ON THE TAIL WINDS OF DREAMS lowe, millard Prose Poetryamerica, black african american,
APROPOS THE WORD lowe, millard Prose Poetrybeautiful, black african american,
LIKE A TREE PLANTED BY THE WATERS lowe, millard Free verseafrica, black african american,
FROM DREAMS OF DREAMS OF THE SEA AND ME lowe, millard Alliterationblack african american, dream,
DON'T BE BOUGHT curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryadventure, birth, black african
Subway Poem Anish, Matthew Free verseblack african american, jewish,
Step in my shoes Binford, Amber Free verseanalogy, black african american,
BEST DAYS AHEAD curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryadventure, black african american,
DON'T MOURN ME YET lowe, millard Rhymeblack african american, children,
DON'T MOURN ME YET lowe, millard Rhymeblack african american, children,
AND ON THAT DAY lowe, millard Prose Poetryafrica, appreciation, black african
Road to hell Kate, Just Lyricblack african american, emotions,
Premium Member Poem Nautdah Masonis, William Free versehistory, identity, loss, memory,
THIS BLACK WHITE THING GOT STOP curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryanger, black african american,
Kwanzaa Ben, Su Verseblack african american, hope,
Premium Member Poem Taking A Stand Horton, Natasha Suzette Primebaptism, beautiful, beauty, bible,
Unity Bansal, Aashima ABCabsence, angel, anger, anxiety,
LOOK AHEAD NOT BACK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryallusion, black african american,
THE LORDS IN THE GAME curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryadventure, black african american,
The Civic Duty Kelly, Matthew Coupletblack african american, corruption,
DON'T FORGET THOSES WHO DIED FOR US curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryabuse, anger, black african
CLIVE RIGHTS LIVES curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryadventure, black african american,
I'd rather you natural Taye, Tilahun I do not know?appreciation, beauty, black african
Speak Street Collins, Darrell Sonnetblack african american, care,
All Eyes Are On Me Black, Dana Balladblack african american, discrimination,
Premium Member Poem MY FATHER Rogers, VALERIE BROOKLYN Free verseabsence, black african american,
Premium Member Poem I CAN'T BREATHE Moore, Michael Hawk Enclosed Rhymeblack african american, conflict,
Next in Line Stan, Remi Free verseblack african american, discrimination,
THE STRUGGLE OF OHIKU Aroke, Paschal Rhymeblack african american,
Michael Brown Pickens , Jesse Free versebetrayal, black african american,
The Day Color Disappeared Pickens , Jesse Free versebetrayal, black african american,
All Lives Matter Binford, Amber I do not know?abuse, allusion, america, betrayal,
I can't breathe aiken, trina Free verseblack african american, deep,
That's what you lack Mojahed, Kasra Rhymeafrica, anti bullying, black
Sugar Coated Palmer , Melanie Rhymeblack african american, emotions,
My Hero McMillan, Keorie Lyricafrica, black african american,
ITS RAINING - FOR FERGUSON Poshiwa, Herzel Free verseamerica, black african american,
W I S H O P E MASEKANE, NAKAMPE Balladbirthday, black african american,
DEAR POETRY Cries, Street Lyricaddiction, adventure, africa, art,
Premium Member Poem I Got Next Borgo, Louis Free verseblack african american, environment,