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Africa Poems | Examples of Africa Poetry

Africa Poems - Examples of all types of africa poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for africa.

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Twisted world
We live in a world Where all things are moving Where nothing halts Where nothing turns back Where all that it is is noise We live in a world Broken souls grace the streets Hopeless lives is all that it is Drive...Read More
Categories: africa, anger, anxiety, christian,
Form: Prose



MESSAGE TO MY WHITE BROTHERS AND SISTERS
WELCOME HOME FINALLY, YOU KNOW THAT YOU ARE BLACK WELCOME BACK ADAM'S CHILDREN...Read More
Categories: africa, america, bible, children,
Form: Free verse
MARRIAGE
I did not marry you for sex I marry you because I LOVE you Your HUSBAND...Read More
Categories: africa, america, bible, black
Form: Free verse
On your birthday, you I bless
We mark a milestone in your life Not a room-mate, actually my wife You bring me daily grief and joy Feelings that no longer make me coy I am grateful that I found you One beat, now in hearts two Three...Read More
Categories: africa, birthday, blessing, wife,
Form: Rhyme
THE SO CALLED FRIENDS
Do not call me your friend in my absence As you know we do not get along Do not pretend to love me for the sake of getting something As you know I am not blind folded Do not...Read More
Categories: africa, betrayal, birthday, confusion,
Form: Free verse



THE MANIFESTATION OF MY FATHER
As the holy spirit rise Rising up, eventually It will accurately fall Unexpectedly, expectedly A soul is reborn The awakening of senses Vigorously in tune Leaves the body grasping The gifts has been presented A path has been chosen As the tongues have been spoken The...Read More
Categories: africa, blessing, celebration, change,
Form: Free verse
Reminiscence
Under the moonlight, the voices chant. Young voices, and nearby, the old men rant Over kegs of fresh palm wine and kola nuts Spitting out proverbs and some, with coconuts. The locust chirps purifies the atmosphere Mingling with the scent...Read More
Categories: africa, corruption,
Form: Rhyme
THE ASSASSINATION:13
It is unexpected to the victim A planned deed it is And the murderer is a murderer It is death, that is the outcome What a cruel deed it is was Remembering as if it was yesterday How could this happen...Read More
Categories: africa, bullying, discrimination, hurt,
Form: Free verse
When You Fall Down Get Back Up
Male and Female fell down.We fell down,and this was "Time # number 10: We did not want to loose:We wanted to some how win!We made the attempt to get back up again even though we...Read More
Categories: africa, 11th grade, 1st grade,
Form: Rhyme
MY MANHOOD
Saying it, it is mouthful Coming together of things That were meant to come together It is a miracle Is this a destination or a beginning Both, yes it is Open your eyes Happiness starts within And ends with the one you love Experience...Read More
Categories: africa, appreciation, blessing, character,
Form: Free verse
I'M RARE
I am sorry to disappoint you I could be anything you expect me to be But you have a better chance to stop the war inside you Than to try diminish my own personality There's a saying that say's "Misery...Read More
Categories: africa, character, self,
Form: Free verse
HOME COMING OF THE SANUSI:79
A man of many talents Nobody knew Until he made a choice of choosing Until he formulated the decision What a creation he had made Be grateful for the love that is given As love is a rare commodity Say I love...Read More
Categories: africa, age, blessing, celebration,
Form: Free verse
Let me rephrase that
First Corinthians chapter twelve verse twenty-five: Care! (undivided!) in tilling a field, there's as much dignity as in writing a poem! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Adapted from quote by Booker T. Washington: "No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in...Read More
Categories: africa, america, bible, farm,
Form: Haiku
BLACK CIVIL WAR: BOOK 1-3
I saw a thousand guns Numbered like the sand of the seashore Bowing down slowly To the half of a yellow sun Staring at them with gestures That spoke silent words of praise In an unbelievable future of hope! (Book 2) The sunrise...Read More
Categories: africa, anger, conflict, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Life
Happiness is to the life A thing of beauty Each of us has his own duty So we must never behave petty...Read More
Categories: abuse, africa, age, animal,
Form: Rhyme Royal

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