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List of American Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Kwanzaa Ben, Su Verseblack african american, hope,
Taking A Stand Horton, Natasha Free versebaptism, 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,
MY FATHER Rogers, VAL 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,
Premium Member Poem Pride in The American Troop Smith, William Rhymepatriotic,
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,
Premium Member Poem Whispers of a muse Shanta, Elizabeth-Dea Verseblack african american, spiritual,
My Worst Nightmare James, Chloe Free verseamerica, black african american,
Slouching Toward Ferguson Lindberg, Brooks Free verseanger, black african american,
What Would You Think Knight, Tyshawn Rhymeblack african american, pride,
An African American Woman Sits With Tea Knight, Tyshawn Rhymeafrica, america, black african
Dear Chris Rock: A Word About Good Hair Knight, Tyshawn Rhymebeautiful, beauty, black african
Premium Member Poem French vs American Tastes Rigoler, Maurice Lentohumor,
Premium Member Poem Freezing Temperatures Lindsey, Catie Free verseblack african american, discrimination,
Premium Member Poem THE SNOW WOLVES dunn, cherl Free verseadventure, animal, beauty, epic,
Thanksgiving Betrayal Kiser, M. L. Acrosticamerica, history, native american,
Anasazi and Hohokam - by Bob Atkinson Atkinson, Bob Quatrainamerica, city, culture, history,
THE STORY OF A LONELY GIRLS LIFE Thomas, Angie Rhymeblack african american, depression,
REMEMBER WHEATLEY Sadig El Waad, Jaafar Free verseblack african american, forgiveness,
Premium Member Poem Let It Flow Brown, Nicole Sharon Rhymeabuse, bangla, bio, black
Premium Member Poem The Berlin wall today Wouterse, Elly Rhymeblack african american, history,
Ain't I A Human Being Jordan, Ken Shapeblack african american,
Ain't I A Human Being Jordan, Ken Shapeblack african american,
SAY Mahmoud , Abdulmalik Balladabuse, africa, black african
Premium Member Poem The Seer Lindsey, Catie Rhymenative american,
Premium Member Poem Sitting By The Fire Lindsey, Catie Free versebereavement, native american,
Twelve Kakish, Jj Free verseabuse, america, black african
Those Shackles Esson, NaTivia Free verseblack african american, history,
I AM Simmons, Don Rhymeblack african american, character,
Premium Member Poem Collective Unconscious Borgo, Louis Free verseblack african american, environment,
I Threw Up Both My Hands Sheffield, Nakym Free verseamerica, black african american,
Where Then Can Love Be Found Simmons, Don Coupletamerica, anger, angst, bereavement,
Premium Member Poem Tribute to Susan Boulet Art Meier-Hans, Brenda Proseart, death, native american,
freedom aiken, trina Free verseblack african american, freedom,
to be conner, anthony ABCamerica, anger, black african
White People Also Get the Blues Anish, Matthew Concreteblack african american, blue,
Premium Member Poem Ancient Warrior Meier-Hans, Brenda Iambic Pentameterangst, culture, native american,
My American Dream Vasquez, Skylisha Free versedream,
EDISON Thajudeen, Muhammad Safa Light Poetryidentity, light, miracle, native
odd look Alhemaidy, Abdullah Haikublack african american, emotions,
Premium Member Poem THE SACRED TOTUM dunn, cherl Free verseculture, fantasy, halloween, imagery,
Beautiful I am Carswell, Melody Narrativebeautiful, bible, black african
Black Woman Remix Baucum, Keith Free verseblack african american, love,
Premium Member Poem cOMANCHE Masonis, William Free verseamerica, hate, native american,
Premium Member Poem THE Q-UNIVERSE: Loosing My Senses Makama, Funom Rhymeblack african american, cute
Grandfather Speaks with Eagles Devonshire, Carolyn Free verseart, environment, native american,
From the heart Pope, Taylor Verseage, anger, black african
Subaru - Plieades form Martin, Jim I do not know?america, native american,
Nature's Sweet Brown Child Brown, Wendell Prose Poetryblack african american, blessing,
empty francis, Alaina Free verseblack african american, corruption,
Quest for Gold Devonshire, Carolyn Free versecowboy, native american,
Divided Love Henry, Linda Enclosed Rhymeage, angel, best friend,
ITS WAR NOT HAVING YOU curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryaddiction, betrayal, black african
betrayed Henry, Linda Enclosed Rhymeage, angel, baby, best
Premium Member Poem Harsh Wind Adams, Cona Coupletdeath, husband, native american,
Pussy -vulnerabilities Hines, Monica Chrisandtras Prose Poetryabuse, anger, black african
Casting Satan Holter, Jessica Free verseblack african american, blessing,
Don't Shoot Bradshaw, Terria I do not know?art, beautiful, bereavement, black
Premium Member Poem A Native American Song Gorelick, Barbara Rispettoculture, earth,
Lost Identity: View point of a slave binford, amber Iambic Pentameterabuse, africa, america, betrayal,
The Daisy Brown, Brandi Elizabeth Prose Poetryblack african american, cheer
Moment Brown, Brandi Elizabeth Free versebeautiful, black african american,
To my street soldiers Graf-Burnham, Bambi Rhymeblack african american, city,
More than a minute Graf-Burnham, Bambi Rhymeblack african american, conflict,
KAMIKAZI'S POEM Graf-Burnham, Bambi Rhymebirth, black african american,
Imagine being in love McMillan, Keorie Rhymeamerica, bible, black african
A black thought McMillan, Keorie Rhymeblack african american, change,
I just Reminisced McMillan, Keorie Rhymeafrica, beautiful, black african
Premium Member Poem MY SOUL'S VOICE onclaud, nette Free versebible, black african american,
PROUD to be an AMERICAN Driskell, Tony Haikuamerica, black african american,
Appaloosa Horses Beaulieu, Doris ABCanimal, bio, character, horse,
Mulatto Martin, Angela I do not know?anti bullying, beauty, black
Black Barr, Kaitlyn Quatrainblack african american, discrimination,
WORK TOGETHER FOR CHANGE curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryadventure, anniversary, black african
Vice Versa Pickens , Jesse Free verseblack african american,
The Fly On The Porch McMillan, Keorie Rhymeafrica, appreciation, beautiful, black
A Covenant Fulfilled : A Witness to Christ nelson, louise Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)black african american, christian,
Black Woman Remix baucum, keith Free versebeauty, black african american,
Black Culture Jordan, Ken Prose Poetryblack african american,