Africa Poems | Poetry About Africa

Africa Poems. Below are examples of poems about africa. This list of africa poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of africa poetry. This list of works about africa is an excellent resource for examples on how to write africa poems.


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List of New Africa Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Life woud suffice Steven Nazanje Lyric africa, art, bible, cool,
Loose thoughts in my head Adeshina Aladeshawe Free verse africa,
If Nigeria was a book Adeshina Aladeshawe Free verse africa,
needing a tow fenyane shadrack ABC adventure, africa, america, baptism,
Premium Member Poem Aye to eye Mark Toney Rhyme africa, animal, fun, history,
IN HERE Elizabeth Adams Free verse 12th grade, africa,
WHY PLEAD HEAVEN Elizabeth Adams Free verse 10th grade, absence, africa,
Premium Member Poem Hippopotamus arthur vaso Lyric africa, allegory, animal, christian,
47 jump Leo Mbalamana Personification africa, black african american,
The Black Man Michael Barber Narrative africa, black love, character,

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Gangan - The talking drum
by Joshua Popoola
The stream of music 
Has in it an instrument 
Talking beats, not singing,
And sending legs into a frenzy 

The hook of a Demigod 
Knocking the...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, music, words,

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ELEPHANT'S GHOST
by JENNIFER PROXENOS
ELEPHANT’S GHOST
I am represented as a trinket on a human’s wrist,
I was bought from a vendor,
Sometime last September,
I remember the vendor, he was,
Approached by a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, grief,

HARMATTAN
by Anyabolu Ifeanyi Gentle
HARMATTAN.

The early morning breeze,
That makes us freeze,
On our bed covered with blankets,
As if we lay inside a casket,
Putting on stockings that are anklets,
Being reluctant to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, environment,

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IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : LIV and LV
by T Wignesan
IF ever I had a country : LIV - LV

			LIV

IF ever I had even at an Event Horizon a country
And if ever I were by...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, humanity, people, power,

DRUMBEAT
by Anyabolu Ifeanyi Gentle
DRUMBEAT

The early morning silence,
Pierced by the melody of the birds,
And coarse craw of the cock,
The bleating of the goats and sheep for fresh fodders,
Squirrels hopping...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, africa, courage, culture,

Sweet lies
by richard nnoli
sweet lies
I need no help 
I have be captivated
by her strength
she is so beautiful 
more at heart 
her humour 
drive me gaga 
we are both...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, care, feelings, passion,

Don't change me
by richard nnoli
don't change me
don't force me 
I will not change 
because you push me to 
you are not my mind 
you are not my ways 
I...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, africa, courage, encouraging,

BLACKS HIWAY TO FREEDOM
by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr
its been long road
reaching there gold
from the slave ship
been beat   with whip
this has been long trip
for some many africa american  black
some hang...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, discrimination,

Imagine
by Phill Thomas Shat
If you said these things out loud.





...

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Abecedarian | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa,

Africa's heartache
by Wendy Watson

A poet touched my heart last night, he wrote of deprivation
Of child abuse, starvation's plight, the heartaches of a nation.
This juxtaposing universe so vividly portrayed
Has...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, heartbreak, people,

HOMECALL
by MUNA CHUMA-UDEH

HOMECALL
Echezona, she calls me home
Remember the grounds upon which you suckled
Remember the voice that weaved your dreams
Remember the warmth that spun your wake
I am the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, appreciation, black love,

NOW I LAY ME
by Lyric Man
Now I lay me down to sleep
In my home that's really sweet
Had three large meals and a snack
There wasn't a hint of any lack
Comfortable shoes...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 7th grade, africa, angst,

B28-P4-I MISS YOU MOM
by Jerry Wells
POEM 4 I MISS YOU MOM 



I MISS YOU MOM SHE CAME BACK TO US I WANT HER BACK. 

I MISS YOU MOM WHY DID...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, anxiety, appreciation, hope,

Quiet Spirit-Angeline Oliver
by Julius Lawrence
My Mother was born on October 3, 1916, and died on August 6, 1997.
She would have been over one hundred one years of age. I...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, age, angel, anniversary,

B28-P2-I LOVE YOU
by Jerry Wells
POEM 2 I LOVE YOU 



I LOVE YOU IN JUST THREE WORDS. 

I LOVE YOU IT IS NOT ENOUGH. 

I LOVE YOU FRO YOUR SMILE...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 9th grade, africa, age,

Our future
by richard nnoli
our future 
our future is on sale 
our dreams are full
of troubles 
our struggling keep 
increasing 
our hopes keep 
depreciating
cos all we see don't 
improve...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, africa, hope, humanity,

Out there
by richard nnoli
out there
I am not born 
with a silver spoon 
so I know no pain 
truly I have gotten 
use to it 
it hurts me no...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, africa, blessing, confidence,

Unstoppable revolution
by richard nnoli
unstoppable revolution
science 
was the revolution
to religion

science gave birth
to our modern 
technology

how come 
it never better 
the third world 
countries

so I see a revolution
to science

we can't...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, encouraging, inspirational, uplifting,

Used lighters and used condoms
by richard nnoli
used lighters and used condoms
street life oh street life 
we are living in the ghetto
we are the victims 
of corruption
we are the rejected stones
street life...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, africa, courage, humanity,

Love in the eye of a perfect stranger
by richard nnoli
love in the eye of a perfect stranger
must we keep on in weakness
how long will it take us 
to weak up 
are we not done...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, africa, confidence, courage,



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