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Abolition Poems | Examples of Abolition Poetry

Abolition Poems. Below are examples of poems about abolition. This list of poetry about abolition is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of abolition poetry. This list of works about abolition is a great resource for examples of abolition poems and show how to write poems about abolition. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Abolition Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Those Were Da Days Freddie Robinson Jr. Narrative abolition, nostalgia, perspective, slavery, song,
Premium Member Poem Diamond Made Freddie Robinson Jr. Bio abolition, identity, spiritual, truth, visionary,
Premium Member Poem Juneteenth Sandra Haight Acrostic abolition, discrimination,
Premium Member Poem A Different Path To Greatness Emile Pinet Acrostic abolition, 10th grade, angst, anniversary,
One Knee Ken Jordan Prose Poetry abolition, africa, america, betrayal,
The Land Lord Madeleine Riha Pantoum abolition, slavery,
Premium Member Poem More Positive Deviance Gerald Dillenbeck Prose Poetry abolition, death, god, health, humanity,
Premium Member Poem The Whips Of History - 4 Justin Bordner Crown of Sonnets abolition, history, passion, poetry,
FREEDOM Liz Ward Rhyme abolition, freedom, memory, slavery,
A letter to Fear Oumayma Boumhali Free verse abolition, feelings,

Dear Racist White America
by Kathleena Hurd
Don't label me when you know not who I am
You think you know it all, in just one glance
The first to say don't judge a...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolition, america, black african american,

Assuage Life
by Jimmy Brouwers
I'm the One to who you should pray;
I'm the Voice that shall never fade away,
I'm the Daemon that haunts your 3am sleep,
I'm the Whisper that...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolition, dark, death, depression, emo,

Rap Against Racism
by gary thomas
It's all good like they say in the hood
And we will overcome if we don't play dumb
Lookin' to extend the dream of equality
Hopin' for a...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolition, song,

Herbivorous Gibberish
by Rob Browne
Slaves bind the rind and grind the porcine mind to a fine dust, 
on the killing line, tools rust, 
their shine left behind and our...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolition, food, sorry, time,

Curriculum Vitae
by David Smalling
Some watching my ease
Of execution of the self
The latent anxiety unteased
Writes me off in simplicity.
Some denuding me of honor's wealth
Wait in turmoil 
For a scab...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolition, faith, introspection, me, world,

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A and E
by harry horsman
(CASUALTY EXTENDED MIX)

Surrealistic walls were my
horizon
an oppressive ceiling my
opaque sky.

An angel came to comfort
me
she even affords me a candid
smile.
Within deep brown eyes
a sparkle
content my hand...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolition, angst, me,

America, The Age of Conflict
by Rocky Swartzfager
America, the land of the free, catering to the wealthy and pushing the poor.
Blacks are all but exempt; they are seen as property and nothing...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolition, history, , cute,

Change to Actions of Love
by Amy Green
The need to allege a few words about man-
Of ignorance, I am not a fan.

Of color, religion- he is panicked to asunder
Puerile within his own...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolition, community, prejudice,

Delightful Breezes
by Sara Zahed
Smile spread upon their faces
A tear drops gliding; leaving a trace
Angels have come upon our night
Sharing a blissful night

Steps have been taken 
Astray the wild...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolition, dedication, friendship, happiness, life,

Nonexistence portrayal
by Blake Landis
Sitting with the moon ablaze once again. 
Dark, Lonely, Awkward Silence. 
Thoughts racing rapidly throughout my head. 
Time ticks away as my heart beats faster....

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolition, confusion, death, faith, hope,

Superficial Hero
by Jordan Adorno
Handsome Hero, Show your muscles, show us every tooth .... Show your confidence, show your
bones.
Utilize uproar, banish the Rebels' Riot, and with luck she'll implore...

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Burlesque | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolition, inspirational, people,