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Short Race Poems

Short Race Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about Race by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about Race by length and keyword.

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Short Race poem by Mark Taylor| Details | |

Go Go Dancer

the white man's burden
cultivates Afrika’s roots
a caged mind unbarred

Copyright © Mark Taylor

Short Race poem by Colin James Platt| Details | |

What is life

This is a 5-7-5 poem.

What is life to me? 
Life is adventure and free 
Seize the moment run

Copyright © Colin James Platt

Short Race poem by Julia Ward| Details | |

Petal White

A black girl called Petal White
would call confusion.
"You called Petal?
I thought you'd be a flower."

Copyright © Julia Ward

Short Race poem by Haile Tesfaye| Details | |

Greatest Sin

There is no greater sin 
than to hate and value
a life less than the rest 
because of their beliefs
and race.

Copyright © Haile Tesfaye

Short Race poem by Cherie Gozon| Details | |

Tick Tock

I walk fast
I walk and walk

I ran a mile
I ran and ran

In a hurry
In a while
I’m out of time.

Copyright © Cherie Gozon

Short Race poem by Ingrid Showalter Swift| Details | |

Falling Behind

Faster pace!!!
Move it!
Moving on…..
 ‘Let’s go!...Let’ go already!

Don’t you get it ????

You are falling behind

Copyright © Ingrid Showalter Swift

Short Race poem by Kim Merryman| Details | |

American Pharoah

American Pharoah,
swift as an arrow.
First triple crown winner to date,
since nineteen hundred and seventy-eight.


Copyright © Kim Merryman

Short Race poem by Haile Tesfaye| Details | |

The Caterpillar and Butterfly

The caterpillar and butterfly
differ in shape and color but 
in origin both life form began
in a cocoon and are one and 
the same inside. 

Copyright © Haile Tesfaye

Short Race poem by Aiyah de Torres| Details | |

Philippines Pride

                        three stars and a sun

                  heroes shed blood for freedom

                       waves proudly in sky.

Copyright © Aiyah de Torres

Short Race poem by Rochelle Harris| Details | |

At the Track

         At the Track
At the starting line
Engines revving vroom, vroom, vroom
Burning rubber - GO
Flags are waving zoom, zoom, zoom
Better stop now for new tires

Copyright © Rochelle Harris

Short Race poem by Alex Roberson| Details | |


No matter how white you are or 
how light you become
When the sun hits, you're always gonna have
a dark person appear behind you
To remind you of where you came from

Copyright © Alex Roberson

Short Race poem by harry horsman| Details | |


If my horse on the race course
a winner for me
then the course for my race horse
makes me debt free.

So the beat of the mare's feet
makes me debt free
gold such a treat for this feat
a winner for me.

Copyright © harry horsman

Short Race poem by Wilfredo Derequito| Details | |

Humanity's Face

stand by your mirror,
see the human race
staring at your core,
reflected on your face.

a race that cannot forgive,
a race knowing no mercy,
a beast that does not give,
a beast that loves to slay.

Copyright © Wilfredo Derequito

Short Race poem by nette onclaud| Details | |

flight of stars and sun

  flight of three stars leads

    Philippines’ honor and zest…
   waving our sun’s grace

Contest: In 3 lines, represent 
your Country or State flag
Sponsor: SKAT   7/22/2015

Copyright © nette onclaud

Short Race poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details | |


there's plenty race and faces
in the world  bys and girls
if i had my way here what i say
its my dream bad as it seen
we all are human beans
this is not a game
just  have one faith

Copyright © kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr

Short Race poem by Gerald Kithinji| Details | |

Uneven Race

…and those in the race
Continued running
And the gap widened
Between they and us
Who stayed behind
And invoked native ingenuity
To give value to our lives.

For us the race was run:
To beg their aid is taboo!

Copyright © Gerald Kithinji

Short Race poem by bulinya martins| Details | |

secrets lost of the world long gone

secrets lost of the world long gone
arise from the belly of hereafter horizon
a deadly race to keep it hidden is on
the forces of light wrestle forces of darkness
and the poor human race is stirred
then left confused

Copyright © bulinya martins

Short Race poem by T Wignesan| Details | |

Limerick: Once a Time-Keeper at race Marathon

Limerick : Once a Time-Keeper at race Marathon

Once (a) Time-Keeper at race Marathon
Decided to keep time on the run
He kept looking at watch
Runners forgot to watch
Ended up in Tower of London.

© T. Wignesan – Paris, 2013

Copyright © T Wignesan

Short Race poem by Julia Ward| Details | |

To Rain

Rain, falling on black gate,
I like how you make it shiny,
how you make me want to smear my fingers
on its twisted bars

I do this,
and little droplets are on my black fingers;
I tease you of course
my fingers are white

Copyright © Julia Ward

Short Race poem by Cole Mileaf| Details | |

The Problem

Privilege coming from the man in equality armor
Unheard of by the layman.
They say things like
“well you don’t quite understand”
“this is what you need”
I am sure it’s not what I want 
I don’t quite understand

Copyright © Cole Mileaf

Short Race poem by Cherie Gozon| Details | |


The first step
In tiptoes
But the one I wanted to take.
The take-off.
The sprint
In circles
A mile then came back.
The lead.

I ran
So did you
Further away.
The catch up.

Each step
Nearer to the finish line
Moving on.
The race.

Copyright © Cherie Gozon

Short Race poem by Jajosh Ongado| Details | |


RUSH Green Lights Minutes Gone Dawn whisks in a flash Lost among zooms of speed Exiting from my blank life “ This heart throbbing in empty beats.” Jajosh Ongado Create Your Pyramid for nette onclaud 27May 2014

Copyright © Jajosh Ongado

Short Race poem by Syed Imon Rizvi| Details | |

Martin Luther King Junior

Martin Luther King, Jr.

When innocent dies,
Whole universe cries,
Even of dear earth,
We can hear, outcries,
But selfish human being,
Never even sighs.

All rights are reserved. Syed Imon Rizvi
From a book "Outspoken" - 2012
Available at

Copyright © Syed Imon Rizvi

Short Race poem by T Wignesan| Details | |

Limerick: Once Lucy met Heidelberg Man

Limerick: Once Lucy met Heidelberg Man

   for Nelson Mandela

Once Lucy met Heidelberg Man
Then Neanderthal and Peking Man
Tortoise said to the Turtle:
“Where’s your doggone girdle!”
“What a disgrace to my race,” said Bushman!

© T. Wignesan – Paris, 2013

Copyright © T Wignesan

Short Race poem by TAMMY REAMS| Details | |

Safe Spot

                              go spot no spot stop
                      light is red now green I scream
                              dashing in and out
                      a clean sweep he lifts and bounce
                      tail wagging his ball retrieved 

       T Reams

Copyright © TAMMY REAMS