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Africa Poems | Examples of Africa Poetry

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Premium Member The Flower Seller
The Flower Seller Amelia wares un- cuticled painted nails, She hop scotches a pirate on one leg, Tip-toeing long sun cast morning shadows, beneath billowing hand stitched, salty sails; Under an early Sun, fingers whir in a...Read the rest...
Categories: africa,
Form: Free verse



White Wind
Through the eyes that see In the mind that think Faces are powdered white Like a kings face in horror Lo! The foes in light From the mirror of the only terror Poaching minds; Like a deadly...Read the rest...
Categories: africa, anti bullying, art,
Form: Verse
TANZANIA'S BEAUTIFUL MONSTER
At above 16,000 feets, Stood a beautiful monster of nature. Its majestic head— a beauty from distance Kisses the endless expanse blue sky Crafting a captivating spectacle That ignites morethan just the imagination. Oh, Kilimanjaro, you're morethan just a mountain You're...Read the rest...
Categories: africa, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
THE LIES WE LIVE WITH?
Free, we say For we can loot From our states' coffers Just to fall prey of their offers Free, we say For we can decided ourselves Through invisible ethnic lines Evidently a theatre for their muse Free, we say For we deceive ourselves That our...Read the rest...
Categories: africa, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
DEBT SLAVERY
Oh, Africa, a vast and varied land Yet overshadowed by IMF's hand Structural adjustments they decree Yet bring nothing but misery Forced reforms they demand Leaving nations bound in financial quicksand Economic policies, cold and stern Often leave the people for more...Read the rest...
Categories: 12th grade, africa, allegory,
Form: Free verse



Fathers of our forefathers
Oh, fathers of our forefathers Would that we could draw from— Your ever-flowing wellspring of wisdom. In your footsteps peace would reign With days serene and night long and calm. Fathers of our forefathers Your bravery and courage knows...Read the rest...
Categories: 11th grade, africa, courage,
Form: Ode
Null Light
The race of null light Cause defects to eye sight Oh what a color of strong sign Envictim dote with great sigh In here lieth fear My mind is the cradle for it shelter To...Read the rest...
Categories: adventure, africa, beautiful, love,
Form: Other
SPHINX STONE
SPHINX STONE I am Sphinx Stone Sun stationed statue silent sculptured synoptic not marble or granite nor black tourmaline or crystal sapphire quartz vortex for Void actualising sacred amber ambles Timelines cutting cross my magnetic magenta miracle to dissipate in dry desert...Read the rest...
Categories: africa, age, color, extended
Form: Alliteration
Knighthood Tale
Knighthood tale While we look back at the past Great memories keep rushing back As today is the joy of many tomorrow Many yesterdays have no hiding places Though i live to love you forever Love walks...Read the rest...
Categories: africa, father son, hero,
Form: Other
Cessar-fogo
There, my home There, where good never comes within bull's roar of eer There, where penurious rule the penury There, my home Where hazy are hopes and aspirations Extort common men for piles of gold. What...Read the rest...
Categories: africa, anger, corruption, freedom,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member LooK My Love pt 2: RIVER AT THE BAY
We say we recognize being ankle Deep in the river at the bay. Look My love do you like this light? I love Love this riiight. What of now do You say? You say you love...Read the rest...
Categories: africa, allusion, beautiful, black
Form: Free verse
ONCE UPON A TAMED
Once upon a time a tamed was born free the tamed roamed in his home so free the tamed enjoyed every moment and soon he was considered too free, too free, to be born, too free to be...Read the rest...
Categories: abuse, africa, anger,
Form: Elegy
SHORT SKIRTS
But why the short skirts Dear African ladies Yet you know the lines On your stiff legs Short skirts are not meant for you. Why don’t you let the whites Put on the short skirts Because God blessed them With juicy legs. The shame...Read the rest...
Categories: africa,
Form: Free verse
THE CRADLE
I am a child of war, misery, anger and suffering. I grew up with sadness, uncertainty and anxiety. I took refuge in solitude to avoid human bestiality and its hypocrisy. My distress illuminated the darkness...Read the rest...
Categories: 12th grade, africa, allegory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The quiet calm
The quiet calm levied my mind after several sorted attempts to quiet my thoughts quiet the traumatic events I sprung into action complete medication management while continuing to journal losing time hours I supposed turned...Read the rest...
Categories: africa, america, analogy, life,
Form: Free verse

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