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African Poems | Examples of African Poetry

African Poems. Below are examples of african poems. This list of poetry about AFRICAN is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of african poems or a list of african poetry. These examples show what african poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of african and a page where you can discuss these types of poems.

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
My African Woman Mhlongo, Khazamula I do not know? african american, confidence, dark,
Chasing Dreams I'm not done yet thompson, tamica ABC african american, change, confidence,
Prometheus And Her Epimetheus wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, for her,
Btw wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, crush, for
Red Ribbon wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, funny love,
Angel Wings wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, crush, love,
Walk wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, crush, how
Shade of Your Beauty Brown, K.T. I do not know? african american, girlfriend, love,
little to late fields, shabrina Free verse african american, conflict, girlfriend,
My Voice Brown, K.T. Free verse african american, hip hop,
Insane Asylum wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, inspiration, life,
Chocolaty Regiment wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, crush, for
Twix wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, candy, crush,
Ceramic Vase wadley, kewayne Haiku african american,
Hospital wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, life, loneliness,
Dropped wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, break up,
Addict wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, memory, moving
Autumn's Coat wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, nature, sad
Tortoise And The Hare wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, fun, funny,
Alot Like Cards wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, conflict, confusion,
Late Night wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, crush, for
Red Earbuds wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, music,
Drinking With Friends wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, how i
Kakamora wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, cute love,
Love At First Step wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, crush,
Truth johnson, edward Free verse african american, god, jesus,
Brewed Fresh wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, for her,
A Thought wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, crush, cute
Gridlock wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, heartbreak, heartbroken,
Rapid Fire Brown, K.T. Quatrain african american, sin,
The Curse Brown, K.T. I do not know? african american, pain, slavery,
Her Kiss Brown, K.T. I do not know? african american, for her,
Premium Member Poem NO COLOR GOD Lee Sr., James Edward Ballad african american, dedication, depression,
Premium Member Poem You're BLACK Lee Sr., James Edward Rhyme african american, blessing, cheer
black Rhoden, Ralston I do not know? african american,
SUBSTANTIAL CONSEQUENCES Thornton, Ky Verse african american, blessing, change,
Ain't Shit Man Bradley, Christom Free verse african american, lost, pain,
Some Old Building wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, crush, feelings,
Never A Time wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, crush, for
Table Of Contents Lambert, Angelina Political Verse african american, encouraging, freedom,
Propaganda Of Kisses wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, crush, for
I'M SORRY GOODBYE Hall, Jelani Elegy african american, death, death
A Plesant Dream Hall, Jelani Carpe Diem african american, christian, crush,
Fold Of Our Mouth wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, for her,
UP FROM HERE Hall, Jelani Ballad african american,
Friendly Enemies Hall, Jelani Sonnet african american,
Premium Member Poem What Would You Do If Lee Sr., James Edward Free verse african american, bullying, discrimination,
January Holiday McCadden, Laura Free verse african american, january, violence,
Utter Embarrassment wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, funny, funny
Text wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, feelings, for
Warhol Me wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, color, for
Left Hands With Purpose McCadden, Laura Free verse african american, clothes, freedom,
There To Begin wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, family, home,
The Russian Hacker Porn, Broccoli Free verse african american, death of
Whose Left to Lead Mitchell, Kevin Political Verse african american, community, goodbye,
Pink wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, funny love,
Paper Weight wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, love,
Premium Member Poem The Last Book of Rebecca Bdosa, Vee Blank verse african american, change, lost,
Premium Member Poem Vow of Cowardice Robinson Jr., Freddie Dramatic monologue african american, parody, psychological,
Left Behind wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, feelings, for
Hat Language green, barbara Rhyme african american, blessing, destiny,
Premium Member Poem We Get No Respect Robinson Jr., Freddie Narrative african american, philosophy, spiritual,
Grieve wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, fear, feelings,
Deposit wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, emotions, heart,
Huey And Jazmine wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, crush, for
Sometimes Just Sometimes wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, self,
Blank Screen wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, fun,
Empty wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, emotions,
College Dropout wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, fun, inspiration,
Brief Second wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, deep, memory,
Jim Crow's Demise johnson, curtis Personification african american, confusion, discrimination,
Dark Girls Roberson, Alex Prose african american, love, pride,
And Like A Spoon I Fell wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, crush, for
Wander The Wonder Wilson, Tina Bio african american, blessing, character,
Premium Member Poem Lord Above Lee Sr., James Edward Free verse african american, celebration, god,
THE POOR johnson, edward Free verse african american, discrimination, jesus,
Where Do I Turn 7-30 Williams, LaRyan Free verse african american, confusion, good
Premium Member Poem Luke Cage Lee Sr., James Edward Heroic Couplets african american, celebrity, character,
Geographical Racism johnson, edward Free verse african american, business, fear,
HUMANOLOGY johnson, edward Free verse african american, love, people,
Therapy Session Taylor, Ceeairra Free verse african american, depression,
Distorted Ndhlovu, Fungayi Elias ABC african american,
Socks Or Suspenders Revised wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, clothes, for
Blessed johnson, edward Free verse african american, christian, god,
Holy Diluted Cold Water fields, verlecia I do not know? african american, caregiving, culture,
2morrow Duhart, Jonathan Rhyme african american, deep, lust,
Forever Dark johnson, edward Free verse african american, body, i
Patience wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, life, perspective,
Soda Fizz wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, how i
In Due Time wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, life, time,
Intent was Rap Onaf, Olumuyiwa Ballade african american, christian, love,
Message To My White Sister johnson, edward Free verse african american, brother, jesus,
Steak And Potatoes wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, food, for
Life As A Dream wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, for her,
Like Air wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, depression, heartbreak,
Without Salt Or Pepper wadley, kewayne Free verse african american, blue, crush,
Winter Blues wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, flower, life,
Spoon wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, fun, life,
cover me, loretta King, Marty Free verse african american, miracle, woman,
Smile wadley, kewayne Haiku african american, for her,