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African Poems - Poems about African

African Poems - Examples of all types of poems about african to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for african.

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STOP the senseless killing
STOP the senseless killing By Michelle Morris 01/06/2020 We saw a man Murdered on The street, By the serve And protect Police on The beat... And he couldn't breathe - Begged and Pleaded to Be freed; To live... Not leave... But power... And control... And fear... And hate... And...Read More
Categories: abuse, black african american,
Form: Rhyme



Oh Heavenly Bible
Oh heavenly Bible, he stood there holding you A fibber, a republican, the people choice So many times I saw him at the podium Jeering and coming up against the people of God. Yet, not a bible near by>> A...Read More
Categories: african, anger, anxiety, appreciation, black
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Universe
This the LORD's universe And He is in charge of it You may think you have A better plan but you don’t have a universe nor you know how to manage it It is His universe and He Constructed its...Read More
Categories: black african american, celebration,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Fear
Behind my brows are horror scenes Each blink am drifted in oblivion deep In the fear archives within my genes As cold trepidations in my heart creep Beaming vivid horror acts of slavery. Behind my brows I hear black souls Wailing...Read More
Categories: africa, art, black african
Form: Couplet
Our Song
Oppressed hearts sing tunes of unification, Motivated by food locked in colonial fortification, And in songs of silver and fame, Do we symbolize our longing for the hunt and a cultural name, - Attempting to frame the origin of...Read More
Categories: art, black african american,
Form: Rhyme



From Majority to Minority
As they say, “Where there’s smoke, there is fire” In this case it is certainly true. For a people who once ruled so many Find themselves in the place of the few. For so long they have led with...Read More
Categories: black african american, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Divide and Conquer
We have the purveyors That hide the truth Causing division Poising the minds of youths With hateful ideologies And entangled roots In a confused state They spread the lies In a toll of consequences And on the streets Innocents die Their aim is but one To keep...Read More
Categories: allusion, black african american,
Form: Free verse
Black Lives Matter
They say that black lives matter, Dad, But I’m not black , I’m white, Their lives don’t matter more than mine, That surely can’t be right? I think it needs explaining, son, So you can understand, This cause is about fairness, And...Read More
Categories: black african american,
Form: Rhyme
CRIME OF COLOUR
Guilty by birth, A citizen by a vote A right that took centuries for women to exercise A narrative that still paints societies In two opposing colors With tension simmering underground And the quack so profound. Divisions, discord, and decadence Trust thinning frivolously With...Read More
Categories: black african american, color,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Complicit
watching through the looking lens as wickedness unfolds wriggling complicit, lounging in my comfort seat knee on neck, agony again...Again....AGAIN.....and YET AGAIN ! weighing heavy, bearing down, my weary conscience...Read More
Categories: abuse, black african american,
Form: Verse
Help Us Lord Jesus
In a world of filled of hate Love is not the enough We need a clean slate We need to keep the Black life Matters Movement, going to make a change We have given up on believing The superior,...Read More
Categories: african, america, anxiety, assonance, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
I Can't Breathe: A Tribute to George Floyd
Privileged and lily white, my skin. Complicit from silence, my shame. All lives matter, but in this moment, in this uneasy time, Black lives should matter, not more but equally So much more equally. Historically harassed, my brothers...Read More
Categories: abuse, black african american,
Form: Free verse
Goodbye
My soul Runs wild With no destination I’ve lost control of my mind Farewell...Read More
Categories: african, analogy, anger, angst, anxiety,
Form: Cinquain
Black Breath
The anxiety constipated all in my chest I CANT BREATHE Please please please the empath in me cannot handle this scene To watch this man become a meme They killing my black brothers My beautiful sisters and...Read More
Categories: abuse, america, black african
Form: Rhyme
Queen
When there is cold silence something of old forgotten queens Lurk in the abounded walls full of grace A rare queen, her heart full of gold Never to be played with or forgotten Her love is patient and kind...Read More
Categories: appreciation, black african american,
Form: Free verse

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