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Slavery Acrostic Poems

These Slavery Acrostic poems are examples of Acrostic poems about Slavery. These are the best examples of Acrostic Slavery poems written by international poets.

Sugar and candy
S is for Sugar, once a sweet medicine (it still is, in places)
U do know it was medicine in India in the tenth century -

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Categories: 11th grade, addiction, america,

Great Escape

Growing up, I was always motivated to make a better life for myself, and

Regardless of the cost, I was determined to make life better for...

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Categories: america, childhood, poverty,

Doing the will of God* is His desire for believers
Obeying Him as the Master while overcoming selfishness
Increasing faith, having been imparted with divine nature
Nurtured with...

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Categories: christian, dedication, devotion, faith,

Premium Member Juneteenth
July Fourth, Independence Day in the 
United States of America, a
Nonracial celebration of
Emancipation of all Americans from the
Tyranny of
England and the beginning of freedom for

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Categories: celebration, freedom, history, independence

Premium Member Juneteenth

June...back in nineteen-fifty eight, just sixty years ago,

Unknown to me, nine hundred miles away in the mid-South,

Never did I think of anything that would foreshadow...


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Categories: discrimination,

Jubilant voices sang "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" 
Unity in celebration as the proclamation was made
No more slavery in the United States of American
Emancipation, worth fighting...

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Categories: black african american, celebration,



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Categories: abuse, america, evil, hate,

Premium Member A Different Path To Greatness

June 19, 1865, slavery in the Confederacy ended,
until then, all African Americans where slaves.
Now that the civil war was lost, blacks gained their freedom,
emancipation had...

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Categories: 10th grade, angst, anniversary,

Premium Member JUNETEENTH

Juneteenth… Justifiably they say ignorance is bliss. 
               No, it’s nothing...

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Categories: america, angst, black african

Premium Member Pesach Seder
P  Pass over, O God of Israel, the houses of Israel on this night
E  Egypt, unsuspecting even at midnight of what was to...

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Categories: celebration, freedom, god, holiday,

Rebel Flag
Elements of our population
Back in 1776 broke with
England, and
Lacking finances and supplies,

Fired a shot heard 'round the world.
Launched a revolution
Against the government.
George Washington, Franklin, Jefferson,...

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Categories: history,


F: Forgiven to be forgiving
A: Anyone, everyone, especially family and neighbors, who wounded you and me
I: In the LORD’S Prayer, He ended with...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bible, culture, forgiveness, gospel,

hidden power
     I appraise the literature, as I fixate upon the scripture...
as I begin to see...

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Categories: anxiety, crazy, , literature,

Premium Member Siege Mentality
Simple neighbour but a potential predator
Images of a bad X-ray seen through hospitable beings
Every smile is perceived mischievous
Growing bad impression on constant good gestures
Evolving friendship...

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Categories: adventure, allusion, angst, anxiety,

by:  Eric L. Boddie
"A History Of..."

As it has come to be
Foundations of slavery define my destiny
Relentless jealousy continues our oppression
Only the Black American is...

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Categories: abuse, anger, black african

Freedom's call

Forced slavery a blot on humanity,
Rendering regretful burning inside,
Ends up in revolt of the enduring tortured,
Enormous suffering and lost pride,
Demeaning wishes of most disrespect,

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Categories: blessing, freedom,

Premium Member Independence
Independence sought freedom's key
Nonetheless freedom was not free.
Demanding equal voice and rights
Equality was met with fights.
People paid for it with their lives
Ensuring liberty survives.
Neighbors committed...

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Categories: courage, emotions, feelings, inspirational,

Lost Perspective
Lost Perspective

Eve said to Adam-let us eat the apple so we become ourselves
So naïve, why should I die first in order to become what I...

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Categories: adventure, analogy, art, inspirational,

I am still in chains
Slavery, colonialize and apartheid 
Are words you do not want to associate yourself with..
I know you have been emotionally stimulated that...

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Categories: freedom,

Roots of Africa
Celebrating the Legends

African Arise! Arise! Arise Africa ……………………
Dig deeper into your conscious, causes of your discomfort
I heard you are rich in diamond, gold...

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Categories: africa, freedom, history,