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List of American Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Learning to accept who I am Arlique, Jae Rhymeconfusion, grandmother, identity, native
Native American Love Poem Carroll, Ken Free verseinspiration, love, native american,
I'm A Man Jordan, Ken Rhymeamerica, black african american,
Premium Member Poem Wilderness In The Rainforest Makama, Funom Odeblack african american, education,
BE AWARE YOUR STILL BLACK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryadventure, anger, black african
LOCK MIND curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryabuse, adventure, black african
THE HIWAY TO FREEDOM curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryadventure, bible, black african
SPRIT FROM HEAVEN SPEAKS curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryadventure, black african american,
TIME TO WAKE UP curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryabuse, black african american,
WHERE THE STRANGE FRUIT GROWS SATNARINE, ROGER Rhymeamerica, black african american,
HUMMING HYMNS OF SORROW: A SOULFUL SABLE SONNET lowe, millard Sonnetabuse, america, bereavement, black
Premium Member Poem You And Me Edwards, Kim Robin Balladblack african american, for
JOIN US FREEDOM TALK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryadventure, bio, black african
Premium Member Poem Stress Free Horton, Natasha Free verseamerica, angel, beautiful, bible,
WE'RE STILL WINNERS curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryappreciation, black african american,
Pyramids Lewis, TS Prose Poetryblack african american,
Premium Member Poem BLACK: A TRIUMPH WITHOUT FEAR Guillermo, Olive Eloisa Rubaiyatabuse, black african american,
THE COLOR OF OUR BLOOD Nunez, Kim Patrice Rubaiyatblack african american, discrimination,
Premium Member Poem Black Perspective Roper, Eve Rubaiyatblack african american, freedom,
Wanting Carroll, Ken Free verseblack african american, desire,
NOW IS THE TIME curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryadventure, black african american,
CHECK OUT YOU curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryadventure, black african american,
Dance The Storm Awake Smith, Darlene Chant Royaldance, native american, spiritual,
Stereotypes Trachelle, Lesha Rubaiyatblack african american,
Calls of Humanity A. Sharma, Dr. Upma Rubaiyatblack african american, rights,
Premium Member Poem Bio-logos Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verseculture, earth, language, native
Confused Howard, Felicia Balladblack african american, heartbreak,
YOUR ROOTS curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryadventure, black african american,
Dethrone the Kings Laird, Jamia Free verseamerica, black african american,
Blankless Jenkins, Kenneth Free verseblack african american, writing,
Sheba Carroll, Ken Free verseblack african american, desire,
Once Upon a time potatoe King, Potatoe Light Poetryage, art, betrayal, black
SPEAK THE OUT curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryabuse, adventure, black african
I Am An African McDonald, Sean Free verseafrica, black african american,
You Feel Me Smythe, Erykah Free verseblack african american, deep,
Muppets Challenger, Destin I do not know?america, black african american,
Oklahoma Alvstad, Zachary Rhymeanxiety, black african american,
GENOCIDE brown, louis Rhymeabuse, africa, betrayal, black
END THIS WAR Yant, Daisy Marie Rhymeamerica, anger, black african
PURGATORIAL JUXTAPOSITION lowe, millard Sonnetamerica, anger, black african
A Black Man's Perspective Smith-Johnsen, Dane Ann Rubaiyatafrica, america, black african
SONNET TO A WORDLESS AND BLIND GODDESS lowe, millard Sonnetallegory, america, black african
A SONNET FOR BLOODY BUT UNBOWED HEADS lowe, millard Sonnetamerica, analogy, betrayal, black
Greater is He who is in me nelson, louise Dramatic monologueabuse, black african american,
Our Dark Past Jean, Marckincia Pantoumamerica, black african american,
It Dawn's Osore, Sabion ABCafrica, art, beauty, betrayal,
Portrait of a Broken Slave Jean, Marckincia Pantoumblack african american, conflict,
Premium Member Poem Before Selma Templeton, Patricia Prose Poetryblack african american, celebration,
A Voice For Change White, Pauline Free verseblack african american,
THE TRUTH curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Prose Poetryblack african american,
KEPT BLACK HISTORY ALIVE curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Prose Poetryblack african american,
Thoughtless Williams, Christina I do not know?absence, angst, anxiety, black
February 28th Moon, Ap Lyricafrica, black african american,
New Day Moon, Ap Lyricafrica, age, black african
My Uncles' Hands Were Strong lowe, millard Prose Poetryanalogy, black african american,
Black to black Sneed, Raven I do not know?black african american,
IT CUTS DEEP Concise, Mike Rhymeblack african american, political,
Premium Member Poem From a Black perspective Greene, River Rubaiyatamerica, black african american,
UGOMSINACHI chizoba vincent, john Blank verseart, beautiful, beauty, black
Women Of Jazz Jordan, Ken Shapeblack african american, music,
All Aboard The Tubman Train PAPYRUS, KEITH Rubaiyatblack african american, epic,
Premium Member Poem Spanish Harlem Borgo, Louis Classicismappreciation, art, black african
I Have A Dream Barclay, Bernard Narrativeblack african american, corruption,
Dry Your Eyes, Bona-Fide Floods Are Not Dry-- Eighth Shadow Sonnet Challenge Adams, DiLinda A. Sonnetblack african american, poems,
NO GLORY, NO HOME, NO MORE--FIRST SHADOW SONNET CHALLENGE Adams, DiLinda A. Sonnetblack african american, poems,
Life Is Light Smith, Darlene Rhymelife, light, love, native
First Second Third World Myth Concise, Mike Rhymeblack african american, international,
Waya Keeper and Teacher Smith, Darlene Rhymeanimal, native american, nature,
COVER ME Yant, Daisy Marie Rhymebeautiful, black african american,
THE MARCH lowe, millard Prose Poetryamerica, black african american,
WE ARE JUST HUMAN BEINGS udarwar, amolkumar Rubaiyatblack african american, brother,
The Soul Unknown--Second Shadow Sonnet Challenge Adams, DiLinda A. Sonnetblack african american, education,
My Times, My Times, How Art Thou O My Times--Third Shadow Sonnet Challenge Adams, DiLinda A. Sonnetblack african american, education,
Songs My Soul Cried Ended the Psalms of Songs--Fourth Shadow Sonnet Challenge Adams, DiLinda A. Sonnetblack african american, community,
You Lost Your Heart and Soul, and Love Lost You--Fifth Shadow Sonnet Challenge Adams, DiLinda A. Sonnetblack african american, education,
Above Cherished Love, Bless Life From Above--Sixth Shadow Sonnet Challenge Adams, DiLinda A. Sonnetblack african american, community,
Above All You Loved, Heaven is Above--Seventh Shadow Sonnet Challenge Adams, DiLinda A. Sonnetblack african american, deep,
YOUR CHOICES curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetryadventure, black african american,
Black, not white relish, poesy Rubaiyatblack african american, hero,
The mystery of love AKINTOYE, AKINLOLU Prose Poetryafrica, allegory, art, bible,
Premium Member Poem Proud REAMS, TAMMY Concretebody, celebration, courage, growing
something about you today King, Marty Coupletblack african american, dedication,
Vision Quest Roark, Angela Free versejourney, native american, spiritual,
Dirty Black Love Collins, Darrell Sonnetangst, black african american,
Prayer For A Dying Soldier Smith, Darlene Rhymedeath, native american, soldier,
Thunder Being Great Protector Smith, Darlene Rhymebird, native american, spiritual,
Whatcha Thinkin agarwal, barbara Dramatic monologuebetrayal, black african american,
Premium Member Poem Forgive the Americans holmes, peter Verseamerica, community, native american,
CRY THE BELOVED CONTENENT lowe, millard Prose Poetryafrica, black african american,
DRIED TEARS OF SABLE GENOCIDE lowe, millard Prose Poetryafrica, allegory, black african
Afraid of what Brooks, Malcolm ABCadventure, art, bible, black
MY ROLE MODEL Yant, Daisy Marie Rhymeappreciation, black african american,
COLOR BLIND Yant, Daisy Marie Rhymeblack african american, character,
I Go Smith, Darlene Rhymejourney, native american, nature,
Where Angels Fear To Tread Smith, Darlene Rhymeangel, children, native american,
I Am Here Smith, Darlene Rhymenative american, night, spiritual,
There Will Be Days Smith, Darlene Free verseday, native american, spiritual,
A Place Where Love Abides Smith, Darlene Rhymehope, love, native american,
What Do You Celebrate Smith, Darlene Rhymehistory, july, native american,
Premium Member Poem THE FREEDOM TRAIN dunn, cherl Free verseadventure, america, black african