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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
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,
Not in the Job Description - Part 2 Davies, Ivor Rhyme american, confusion, god, moving
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,
Premium Member Poem from Prayer to the Thunder God Martin, Thomas Free verse american, storm,
Premium Member Poem An Ojibwa Girl - My Spirit Wings, Broken Haibun american,
Premium Member Poem NO ONE IS ABOVE THE LAW SATNARINE, ROGER Acrostic american, conflict, corruption, hope,
'the girl that was way out of my league' King, Marty Free verse american, woman,
Baltimore Moore, Trenton Couplet american, city, culture, death,
Baltimore Senryu Anish, Matthew Senryu american, peace,
When Nature Gives You Porcupines bauer, ilene Rhyme american,
Freddy Gray Lewis, TS Prose Poetry american, conflict, fear,
Premium Member Poem BALTIMORE Greene, River Rhyme american, blue, city, conflict,
Know Me Wells, Tanesha Free verse american,
Black Backs Reed, Josh ABC american, corruption, culture, deep,
Premium Member Poem The Fluttering Feather Wings, Broken Haibun american, spiritual,
If I Suffer Defeat Williams, Jmel Rhyme american, desire, heart, rap,
when Mama Dances Adwini-Poku, Lambert I do not know? american, family, happiness, mother,
Africa square Adwini-Poku, Lambert Dramatic monologue american, brother, desire, destiny,
Spectacular PICKRON, LINDA Quatrain american,
Premium Member Poem Native American Boarding Schools Martin, Thomas Free verse american,
Educated Minority wright, kaessie Free verse american, desire, education, inspiration,
On The First Of May MASTER, POET Rhyme american, blessing, first love,
Father less child Lacy, Tytiana Free verse american, graduation, mother,
You Are Africa Delva, Lisa Free verse american, body, culture, encouraging,
You Is Good Too Delva, Lisa Free verse american, courage, journey,
You is good too Delva, Lisa Free verse american, spoken word,
Kansas Tumbleweed Smith, Darlene Rhyme american,
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, truth,
REMEMBER, BUT BE NOT LIKE THEM lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, conflict, death, discrimination,
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, how
Symbols Cathey, Taylor Concrete american,
Premium Member Poem Heart Beat Atfield, William J. Jr. Rhyme american,
EMOTIONAL RECIPROCITY lowe, millard Rhyme american, emotions, hate, love,
The Veteran and the young soldier Woods, Brandon Rhyme american, cry, dedication, depression,
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 her,
admiration from afar King, Marty Free verse american, woman,
Open Letter to a Black Soul Ngomane, Raymond Bio american, slam, spoken word,
Her DENNIS, CIERA Alliteration american, blessing,
COME, LET US BEAT THE ANCESTRAL DRUM lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, freedom, imagery, simile,
The Coming: Mood Variations lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, emotions, feelings, imagery,
Lone Tepee Jordan, Ken Shape american, spiritual,
U R A Queen Delva, Lisa Free verse american, dedication, for her,
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, people,
The Culling lowe, millard Rhyme american, children, mother, simile,
Silent Cries Khurana, Jasmine Imagism american, boat, death, pain,
Yeasting The Dream lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, faith, imagery, inspiration,
THE PROMISE lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, blessing, faith, religious,
Premium Member Poem WOMEN -we must Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Haiku american, celebration,
Reclaimed Cathey, Taylor Crystalline american, deep, power,