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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.
forsaken efforts
Joyous salutations to our great nation. That I deliver with passion. Of cause through ululation (ululation) Before l convey my message allow me to praise our great warriors. Who unfortunately could not make it. But granted us an expensive gift. The...Read the rest...
Categories: africa, black african american,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member JUSTICE DELAYED, JUSTICE DENIED
"Justice Delayed, Justice Denied" Yet again, Blacks are being showcased on front street Continuing to be abused and disrespected As, I reflect on my understanding of the Justice system It's clear to me that Justice is never blind, but...Read the rest...
Categories: black african american, courage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Threat To Democracy
"THREAT TO DEMOCRACY" Democracy has a different meaning It depends on where you are leaning There's always a cost for freedom Your price is based on what you want to pay People generally take life for...Read the rest...
Categories: america, black african american,
Form: Rhyme
Karma Prevails
Karma Prevails In the world of the divine and the favored few, Where blessings flow and grace anew, A whisper in the wind, a warning true, Goes against the grain, breaks the taboo. Karma, the silent judge, the cosmic...Read the rest...
Categories: african american, anger, betrayal, black african
Form: Other
Harrowing Fig
I hold on the fig upon the tree, it cannot fall too far from it if I were to pull upon it, surely it will not stay in tranquility, as I hold it in my bear hands,...Read the rest...
Categories: african american, 10th grade, anxiety, black
Form: Bio



Hinder me, O heart
Years ago seems like weeks ago, weeks feels like days Of me seeing you in so many ways, such light that won’t fade The past from me nor these sparkes say, how deeply your refinement affect...Read the rest...
Categories: african american, 10th grade, black african
Form: Rhyme
A talk with the Sky
One day I’m gonna fly I promise the sky I do not know why But I’m gonna try For my dream will not dry Because I will not die Until I touch the sky To myself...Read the rest...
Categories: african american, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Love Boat
Indigo ink dreams Dripping from heart Tattoos tongue with kinetic kiss Green electric buzz like sip Of fine blueberry wine so sweet Dreamy turquoise love touch Filling me up with red desire On fire for your romantic antic Sweeping me off my feet Carrying...Read the rest...
Categories: african american, appreciation, beach, black african
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Script Writer vs Poet
You capture me with your radiant smile Hearty bold laugh impassive and vexing Little grey hairs in your barely there beard Needling your chocolate chin for years Your artistic style and fashion sense In a suit that could pay...Read the rest...
Categories: african american, appreciation, art, black african
Form: Free verse
Kill me
Kill me Kill me Kill me Give me Give me Give me Give me Give me Give me Give me… … my life Kill me Kill me Be mine Be mine Be my… …My heart My heart My heart You good Perfect I need you You love Love Love Be love Be love My love My love I need I need I want I want Love Love. Feel me Feel me Touch...Read the rest...
Categories: black african american, life,
Form: Free verse
Christ
Just because Christ is White Does not mean he is a Racist...Read the rest...
Categories: african american, africa, america, bible, black
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Romantic
Red eyes don’t lie we are sleeping less Only because making love is the best Medicinal soul making my lips confess And we already know love as a test Neon nibbles love bites on brown neck Teal thrills causing silky...Read the rest...
Categories: appreciation, black african american,
Form: Acrostic
What is Black Beauty?
"What is Black Beauty?" " I asked myself what is Black Beauty? when looking at myself in the mirror." ...Read the rest...
Categories: beauty, black african american,
Form: I do not know?
What is Black Beauty?
"What is Black Beauty?" " I asked myself what is Black Beauty? when looking at myself in the mirror." ...Read the rest...
Categories: african american, africa, america, beauty, black
Form: I do not know?
Chains
Wearing bonds invisible Yet indestructible. Find them. Free them. Bring them home. Traffick, pimp, and whore, And some are just next door. Find them. Free them. Bring them home. Some talk of peculiar institutions, Others speak of restitutions. Find them. Free them. Bring them home. Slavery is alive and well...Read the rest...
Categories: black african american, humanity,
Form: Rhyme

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