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List of American Poems

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Premium Member Poem A REQUIEM FOR HANDS FREE AT LAST lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, discrimination, metaphor, violence,
Premium Member Poem of unjust harvest lowe, millard Free verse american, death, discrimination, grief,
Premium Member Poem water trumpet lowe, millard Free verse american, metaphor, nature, ocean,
Garbage and Trash Secrease, Rita Free verse american, conflict, mother, women,
Premium Member Poem The New Griots--Pouring Down Raining Words lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, imagery, metaphor, poets,
May They live on Timperley, Dave Rhyme american,
Walking Towards Tomorrow Smith, Darlene Free verse american, peace, prayer, spiritual,
Leader Johnson, E.L. Free verse american, gospel, jesus, jewish,
Father Johnson, E.L. Free verse american, jesus, jewish, love,
Mud Johnson, E.L. Free verse american, father, racism,
Premium Member Poem The dry bed of old Birch Creek Jung, Andrew Lyric american,
FREEDOM LONG WALK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american, depression,
BE PROUD OF YOUR RACES curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
Broken Toys fields, verlecia Bio american, boyfriend, crush, heartbreak,
helps, not on its way fields, verlecia Bio american, celebrity, international,
No Justice on Stolen Land Taylor, Kevin List american, philosophy, remember,
Premium Member Poem Tomorrow Is Another Day lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, child, for kids,
Premium Member Poem They Once Lived Here Haight, Sandra Quatrain american, surreal,
for a few lovers more hansen, jan oskar Bio american,
Waves of Opal Nights Howard, Darius Free verse american, death, deep, hope,
Storm Dancer Smith, Darlene Rhyme royal american, pride, spiritual, storm,
Ode to India Singh, Nikhil Lyric american, cancer, chocolate, death,
Why I write poetry Warlov, Robert Didactic american, religion, science,
Shakurspeare wisdom, uriel Free verse american, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem The Last Supper of Hope lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, conflict, grief, hope,
sexy Green, Alicia Ballad american, cheer up, dream,
Premium Member Poem Sage Saga Of A Home On A Hill lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, family, home, pride,
Premium Member Poem THE VISIT lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, child, grief, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Pushing Up Hope lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, encouraging, evil, inspirational,
Premium Member Poem Prisoner In W'hole lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, corruption, death, grief,
Premium Member Poem Just Moseying Along lowe, millard Alliteration american, discrimination, freedom, metaphor,
Untitled Jenkins, Kadeem Free verse american, depression, happiness, introspection,
In the Midst of Chaos, There Must be Peace Howard, Darius Light Poetry american, change, feelings, inspiration,
HISTORY OF BLACKS RIGHT curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
An American Project johnson, curtis Couplet american, change, chicago, gospel,
Proud of My Skin Johnson, Tyrone C. Free verse american, culture, discrimination, freedom,
Unfinished Road Warlov, Robert Alliteration american, spiritual, surreal,
Premium Member Poem THE STATE OF OSTRACISM Walker , Verlena S. Dramatic Verse american, grandparents, ireland, native
THE RIGHT TO VOTE curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
John Spotted Horse and the Witch Baldwin, Trace Free verse american,
The Coming Of The Day Smith, Darlene Chant Royal american, philosophy, prayer, spiritual,
The Sage Burner Baldwin, Trace Free verse american,
Leonard Baldwin, Trace Free verse american,
The Crow Baldwin, Trace Free verse american,
The Long Hair Baldwin, Trace Free verse american,
Tom Two Guns Baldwin, Trace Free verse american,
Dust Baldwin, Trace Blank verse american,
REVOLUTION Attadzeh, Xorla Free verse american,
Premium Member Poem MLK Thompson, Janis Free verse american, death,
THE HEART OF A VOLUNTEER Bassey, Emmanuel Blank verse american, character, community, environment,
MONEY,THE BLACKGOLD RASHEED, AJAYI Dramatic monologue american, feelings,
Praying For Those Who Are Lost Smith, Darlene Classicism american, prayer,
A Message To Black Men Johnson, E.L. Free verse american, heaven, jesus, jewish,
QI time Pattison, Alan Quatrain american, culture, life,
We The Colored Ploderer, Noah ABC american, color, discrimination, encouraging,
OUR BOSOM Attadzeh, Xorla Quatrain american,
weary soul combs, damont Carpe Diem american, celebration, tribute, write,
Premium Member Poem My Deepest Prayer Kimathi, Teddy Free verse american, prayer, thanksgiving,
Dance, Dance sikazwe, gerry ABC american,
Premium Member Poem A letter from ME Moore, Michael Hawk Free verse american, conflict, inspiration,
NOW curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
STILL GOT LONG WAY TO GO curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
Repairing The Web Of Life Smith, Darlene Rhyme american, together, world,
Premium Member Poem My Native Land Wings, Broken Verse american,
I am Divine, Killumini Free verse american, change, confidence, deep,
God Is Ani, Karega Free verse american, blessing, character, deep,
Premium Member Poem Rite Of Passage Parise, Rick Verse american, spiritual,
Premium Member Poem Lead Roberson, Alex Free verse american, death, life, psychological,
Premium Member Poem TransCultural Racing Lessons Dillenbeck, Gerald Prose Poetry american, culture, health, history,
Premium Member Poem Rosewood Dietrich, Andrea Quatern american, truth,
Premium Member Poem Diamonds Are Forever Kent, Ronald Rhyme american,
MIND POWER WAWERU, DAVID Personification american, dream, imagination, inspirational,
Red Summer the Bard, Jali Free verse american, death, peace, political,
Premium Member Poem Black Diamond Child Thompson, Janis Couplet american, child, destiny,
LONG FREEDOM WALK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
There's a War In Our Streets johnson, karen Free verse american, meaningful,
Premium Member Poem Swirls Garcia, Phillip Sonnet american, lust, race,
Black gold grant , James Free verse american, deep, women,
IF I COULD CHANGE THE WORLD johnson, karen I do not know? american, courage, deep, funny,
Premium Member Poem POEM 44 PLEASE SAY Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEM 43 YOU ARE SOME ONE SPECIAL Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing,
Premium Member Poem POEM 42 MY HEART IS EMPTY Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing,
Priceless Green, Alicia Dramatic Verse american, courage, hurt, inspiration,
Walk a Mile in My Shoes Dye, Carolyn Light Poetry american,
Black People Johnson, E.L. Free verse american, god, jesus, jewish,
Poor Education Johnson, E.L. Free verse american, education, racism,
Philosophy of Education Johnson, E.L. Free verse american,
White Pride Lewis, TS Free verse american, slavery, society,
I come from the Belly of an icon- tribute to Maya Angelou Zungu, Bongani Free verse american, blessing, child abuse,
A Rumination Appertaining Unity Ani, Karega Free verse american, community, how i
Ardor Ani, Karega Free verse american, community, confidence, freedom,
Mourning Commute Ani, Karega Free verse american, city, depression, how
What is the altetnative nelson, louise Dramatic monologue american, humanity, love, racism,
The Faces We See Osman, Leeban Free verse american, city,
DEAR AMERICA nelson, louise Dramatic monologue american, encouraging,
Premium Member Poem Indian Presence Wanter, Sunlite Imagism american,
The Enlightenment Trimmingham Ratliff, Sonia Blank verse american, change, emotions,
Gomorrah Johnson, E.L. Free verse american, gender, jesus, jewish,
Premium Member Poem To be Black is a Crime in America Levy, Barry Verse american, corruption, political, racism,
A Dirge For Harambe In Heaven, Harambe Free verse american, death, murder,