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African American Poems - Poems about African American

African American Poems - Examples of all types of poems about african american 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 american.

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Black Lives Matter
Black lives matter is a statement of love not a statement of hate So please erase the confusion from your face I wish they could hear but they're to busy spraying mace in my face They keep...Read More
Categories: black african american, black
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Mercies River
Be ye prepared to lay it down yet? Be ye weak and weaker still, from all the carry’n? Be ye tired, bitter-hard from all the griev’n? Be ye prepared to lay it down? Lifted precious broken...Read More
Categories: african american, allegory, betrayal, black african
Form: Rhyme
I Sing of Thee
my country tis of thee allow me to speak unapologetically courageous and daring in my dark brown discriminated skin nine ether curls, i smirkishly grin residing in country in a state of not enough love exerting way too much hate...Read More
Categories: black african american, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
What is your Worth
What is your Worth What is your worth? when you feel less than enough. What is your worth? When you feel lost in a dying love. What is your worth? Family...Read More
Categories: beauty, black african american,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Discrimination
Discrimination Black nor white we shouldn't care It doesn't matter...Read More
Categories: black african american, discrimination,
Form: Haiku



Chocolate
Chocolate Smooth, that’s what I am Smooth like silk Chocolate layers of sweetness engulf my soul Creamy, dreamy double layers of chocolate A desired possession, but can’t you see, I am preserved by God, His...Read More
Categories: african american, africa, beauty, black african
Form: Free verse
You raise me up
«You raise me up» «You raise me up» played on the radio It made me feel good, and just a little bit sad Sad because when we lift each other up We raise us up, by lowering someone else Those...Read More
Categories: america, black african american,
Form: Free verse
Time
Time is a message Written on top of the ceiling "Time's a fleeting."...Read More
Categories: african american, allah, allusion, art, assonance,
Form: Rhyme
When you return
Sojourner to far-flung climes; When you return, Will you remember the evening songs Chorused by chirping under the baobab tree? Will you still remember the fame of the great hunter Whose courage put the forest sprite to flight? Earning him the...Read More
Categories: african american, adventure, africa, black african
Form: Didactic
Cooking
Tamper and steal Go ahead make a meal...Read More
Categories: african american, age, allusion, angst, anxiety,
Form: Rhyme
Coffee
Life is dull but beautiful Coffee makes you dutiful Coffee is a sunny day Coffee is as my lips would say A most beautiful way to say "I care";...Read More
Categories: african american, allah, america, angst, anxiety,
Form: Rhyme
A Poem to my Boy Friend
I was most definitely surprised by your visit today I want to let you know given the energy I feel from you I can assure you without a shadow of a doubt That I see a niche market...Read More
Categories: black african american, black
Form: Carpe Diem
way of the world
Paint a picture wit my poetry, young brothas killing each other over faces of white men, we were sold a false definition of success, the means to get this success, is controlled by the one...Read More
Categories: africa, black african american,
Form: Rhyme
just thinking
coming from the streets, where you might have to rob a nigga just to eat, I sit back and I think where is God at, Iam searching for that spirit, my people lost and don't...Read More
Categories: black african american, color,
Form: Rhyme
fire
Stand to close to me and you might burn, your can never reach God's son, the walking dead never learn, a body of fire so hot it would melt your heart, we so use to...Read More
Categories: black african american, conflict,
Form: Rhyme

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