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Abolitionist Poems | Examples of Abolitionist Poetry

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

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List of Abolitionist Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The White Devil's Pride Alex Cullen Rhyme abolitionist, america, color, discrimination, history,
Freeman Cave roger turner Lyric abolitionist, africa, america, freedom, prison,
Premium Member Poem OLAUDAH EQUIANO James Edward Lee Sr. Clerihew abolitionist, adventure, appreciation, black african
Premium Member Poem JOHN BROWN James Edward Lee Sr. Clerihew abolitionist, adventure, community, discrimination, hate,
Premium Member Poem Hiring A Linguist James Horn Limerick abolitionist, allegory, analogy,
Premium Member Poem THE SAN ANTONIO NIGHT CROSSING Cyndi MacMillan Free verse abolitionist, change, death, immigration, people,
The First Abolitionist Nick Ruff Blank verse abolitionist, humanity, philosophy, slavery, society,
Premium Member Poem Myrtilla Miner Madison Demetros Ode abolitionist, appreciation, beautiful, education, slavery,
Premium Member Poem LET'S LEAD THE WAY Jeffrey Lee Rhyme abolitionist, black african american, history,
Lewis Leary's shawl Goode Guy Free verse abolitionist, black african american, history,

black days of history
by louis rams
                     (10/25/12)

The black days of...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolitionist, black african american, family,

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: abolitionist, history, , cute,

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
by Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
Doth if not thrill thee, Poet,
Dead and dust though thy art, 
To feel how I press thy singing 
Close to my heart? 

Published first at...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolitionist, history, on writing and

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Elizabeth Barret Browning
by Annalise Brigham...a.k.a. Audrey Haick
A poet with a loving Spirit...
A heart rich with abundant love, overflowing
So much love did her heart retain 
An abolitionist she chose to become
In spite...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolitionist, dedication, on work and

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Vignette-Love and Devotion
by Annalise Brigham...a.k.a. Audrey Haick
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, born 1806,
Extraordinary Poetess, daughter, sister, wife, Abolitionist 
Confined for a time yet her heart, mind and spirit
Roamed free beyond her environment, espousing,...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolitionist, dedication

The Colors of Humanity
by Bob shank
Manacles suppress a beautiful mind 
decayed by the stench of putrid bitterness
created long before Mr. Whitney
made you expendable

yet you loathe me
despite my relation to Harriet

uncle...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abolitionist, introspection, life, social,