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List of American Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Tears In The Cotton Field Holland, Blake Lyric american, career, conflict, depression,
Dear Black Woman Hurd, Kathleena I do not know? american, for her, women,
Bitches Brew with No Expresso Sullivan, Kayla Free verse american, change, life, race,
Summer rain McMillan, Keorie Rhyme american, first love, funny
The Conga Drums Speak Phillips, Christine Free verse american, blue, business, happiness,
Kellyn Hodges harris, matthew Enclosed Rhyme american, daughter, feelings, thank
THROUGH THE EYES OF WISDOM BLAKE, ANTHONY Rhyme american, business, career, character,
Keep Your Head Up Hill, Dee I do not know? american, cheer up, deep,
my first bio write boddie, eric Free verse american, celebration, encouraging, god,
WOW boddie, eric Ballad american, inspiration, woman,
Premium Member Poem Echo Time Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse american, culture, nature, race,
SANTA IS COMING TO DINNER BLAKE, ANTHONY Rhyme american, care, celebrity, december,
Sounds of Blackness boddie, eric Rhyme american, celebration, discrimination, education,
A PASTORIAL BETRAYAL BLAKE, ANTHONY Epic american, blessing, change, christian,
Dear Racist White America Hurd, Kathleena I do not know? american, race, racism, social,
What happened to Sandy Hurd, Kathleena Narrative american, history, political, race,
Self Hate Hurd, Kathleena I do not know? american, identity, middle school,
Why I Write boddie, eric Free verse american, celebration, growth, identity,
To All Poetry Soup Readers Anish, Matthew Free verse american, hero, jewish,
BE AWARE MANDINGO MAN lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, imagery, racism, violence,
OH YES: IT IS WELL lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, inspirational, irony,
Night Light Variations In A Summer Of Discontent lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, imagery, inspirational, night,
The New Middle Passage lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, destiny,
haiku rhymes: black realities in 1o movements lowe, millard Haiku american, freedom, inspirational, today,
To You: Amazing Grace lowe, millard Sonnet american, faith, forgiveness, hate,
the hunger gang is at it again lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, discrimination, racism, violence,
ERIC Is boddie, eric Rhyme american, character, destiny, happiness,
Appalachian Sister Smith, Darlene Rhyme american, nature, sister,
Premium Member Poem THE RAVEN Herrera, Frank Rhyme american,
Premium Member Poem Development Divas Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse american, culture, math, nature,
DON'T LOOK BACK curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
Grief Poetryskates, Katherine Sonnet american, faith,
Black Jordan, Ken Verse american, dark,
Lost Souls Butler , Sheree Free verse american, childhood, children, community,
Blur McMillan, Keorie Rhyme american, blessing, christian, forgiveness,
Today is a new day Hedgepeth , Jordan ABC american, dream, education, graduation,
Beauty Wells, Tanesha I do not know? american, celebration, dedication, fathers
Freestyle Love Johnson, Ronald Free verse american, love, passion, sensual,
Words From A Dying Ancestor Jordan, Ken Verse american, hate, slavery,
Premium Member Poem haiku 13 - feathers Wings, Broken Haiku american,
Voices Brant, Alaska I do not know? american, nature,
Premium Member Poem DIXIELAND Man, Lyric Ballad american, color, conflict, feelings,
high yellow black chick - Senryu Contest Harding, Lycia Senryu american, class, color, identity,
what to Fear Larrow, Tom Free verse american, spiritual, truth,
Of the Innocent and Sinners Popovici, Michael Burlesque american, nature, river, water,
Make love to me Green, Alicia Ballad american,
Ticking Lewis, TS Free verse american, grief, life,
Premium Member Poem Thanksgiving Borgo, Louis Free verse american,
Premium Member Poem The Good old Days Martin, Thomas Tanka american, discrimination, youth,
The Whitworths johnson, curtis Prose Poetry american, character, friendship, love,
Premium Member Poem CHARLESTON - WE ALL BLEED RED Man, Lyric Lyric american, bullying, culture, evil,
Sorrow In Charleston Wardlow, Christian Free verse american, conflict, dark, death
It Won't Stop winston, alyssa Dramatic Verse american, death, emotions, fear,
African Elephant hansen, jan oskar Blank verse american, blessing, blue,
Thnks MJ Lewis, Reid ABC american, dream, heart,
SKY TINTED WATERS - A MINNESOTA JOURNEY Vincent, Chadwick Carpe Diem american, peace, tree, water,
striving for better life mlangeni, Xihluke Lay american,
success shall be served mlangeni, Xihluke Rhyme american,
Wonders Of The World Jordan, Ken Shape american, celebrity,
Chant of Emeralds Kadic, Nino Rhyme american, nature, philosophy, spiritual,
BB King Poem by Jaymz Whyte Whyte, Jaymz ABC american, celebrity, christian, death
Premium Member Poem MY BLACK IS PRICELESS Anarka, DeeGee Dramatic Verse american, courage,
Black Creation Roberson, Alex Free verse american, christian, culture, imagination,
On Vacation With Middle Passage Memories lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, imagery, rain, water,
Indian Heritage Festival 2015 Anish, Matthew Ballad american,
BEING BLACK MADE ME STRONG curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
DEATH IN THE NAME OF GOD Piper, Pen Verse american,
TROPHY Tali, Selorm Rhyme american, first love, fun,
BEAUTIFUL AFRICA Piper, Pen Free verse american,
On The Evolution Of Liberation lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, blessing, faith, freedom,
Valid Brown, Brandi Elizabeth Prose Poetry american, girl, introspection, muse,
The Story Of My Uniform Cosentino, Ivo Light Poetry american, new york, paradise,
Harlem New York Mendoza, Rodney I do not know? american, childhood, city, feelings,
To all the queens Avery, Latrice Free verse american, blessing, change, lyric,
caged lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, freedom, life, metaphor,
Black Swan Love Song lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, love, romantic, simile,
To A Love Angler lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, break up, for
GOOD MORNING SOUL lowe, millard Prose Poetry american, dedication, eulogy, faith,
Peace Prayer Smith, Darlene Free verse american, peace, prayer,
Progress and Preservation Roberson, Alex I do not know? american, city, history, nature,
Done mcclain, sharde I do not know? american, hate, loneliness, love
Blush mcclain, sharde I do not know? american, crush, desire, heartbreak,
The Palace of the Governors Federle, Steven Free verse american,
Understanding mcclain, sharde I do not know? american, blessing, community, corruption,
WE ALL NEED A WAKE UP CALL Wells, Jerry Prose Poetry american, blessing,
Rekindled Love Mendoza, Rodney I do not know? american, how i feel,
LET THE PASS GO curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry american,
To Be Loved By A Loving God And By The People That I nhabit Your World Lewis, Reid ABC american,
The Cross and The Lynching Tree nelson, louise Dramatic monologue american, death, history, life,
Trouble Is An Object Lewis, Cortez Maurell Verse american, care, corruption, growth,
Manisfesto of Reid Lewis Lewis, Reid ABC american, life,
I WILL NOT GO TO HEAVEN oloidi, femi joey Classicism american,
Living in american dream Avery, Latrice Free verse american, body, change, courage,
Premium Member Poem Black Balloons Martin, Thomas Tanka american, children, metaphor,
The Sanctuary of Gallina Canyon Garcia, Gil Free verse american, people, solitude,
Firewheel Cervenka, Janet Verse american,
Part of the Human Race, Recognized As aSecond Classs Citizen Lewis, Reid Narrative american,
Black on Black Hackett, Allen Verse american,
Mrs Weidonhoeft Raver, Alex Alexandrine american,
Black Like Me Black, Dana Rhyme american, race,