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Afro Poems - Poems about Afro

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Premium Member Chapter 1-- DAMIAN HAKIM: The making of the man- Damian's early years
...Date 2008 these are Damian's Formative days. Damian Hakim Was born 2001 August 10th. 8lbs 7oz. Big baby boy! Damian Lived in west Virginia with his Mother Lucinda, father Carter Hakim and h......Read More
Categories: afro, color, confidence,
Form: Prose

Africa has a new weave
...Concrete cities of our converted land. Currencies creeping along, Naira or rand. This is Africa, should we take a stand? Helping hands strip rich rocks into their bands. Debtors demanding f......Read More
Categories: afro, africa, beauty, corruption, discrimination,
Form: Rhyme
...Where have you been Darkened with uncertainty No place to be found Chanted spiritual songs within one’s encouraging thought I need to be free I pray to thee Thunder raw Lightening outburst Sl......Read More
Categories: afro, abuse, anger, betrayal, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Chapter 46-- DAMIAN DELILAH MALLORY: The Family --VACATION XI
...Lunch time vacation destination Was upon the Damian Hakim Brood. Everybody was excited. Damian announced, "Family, we will be leaving 7 o'clock evening time! We're flying by private jet at ......Read More
Categories: afro, business, devotion, emotions, family,
Form: Alliteration
This should not be happening in 2023
...Forget being an anarchist Forget being a feminist Forget being anti racist Her body is swaying to the sound of music A man holds her waist and they dance His fingers go lower She swats them a......Read More
Categories: afro, angst, betrayal,
Form: Free verse

Puddin' Pop's Barbershop
...Welcome to my barber shop, Owned by the late Puddin' Pop. That's my dad's picture in the frame: Let me tell you how he earned his nickname. Back in the summer of 1984, My mom bought my sister an......Read More
Categories: afro, family, growing up, humor,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Just Leave the Sixties Behind - For Once and For All
... Shout it out loud I'm black and I'm proud I use Afro-Sheen to keep my hair clean... Thirty years old, YOU're over the hill I know, I'M enlightened I drop a......Read More
Categories: afro, giggle, history, sad, satire,
Form: Couplet
Cosmic Trane
...Hurry! Hurry! All aboard the Cosmic Trane Where the mind runs free and the soul feels no pain A location for the elevation of humanness to the existential realm of salvation Galactic spiritual......Read More
Categories: afro, adventure, beautiful, feelings, freedom,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
... The anguish I feel in winter came from the times of slavery the pity I felt when I saw black people sweating for life on the other side of the Atlantic... came... from the pain I felt, but ......Read More
Categories: afro, allusion, analogy, appreciation, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unmasking 86 and smart
...Max it's no secret Your shoe talk vote stinks so walk' No more time Biden' Afgan so no win' Disguise maybe hair afro? The jigs up Mr Smart ......Read More
Categories: afro, absence, america, analogy, anxiety,
Form: Senryu
Ghetto Girl
...Little ghetto girl so sassy and sanguine Afro puffs, old shaggy dress, and a big grin Rushing home from school to lend mama a hand The little shadow, learning womanhood firsthand An excursion......Read More
Categories: afro, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Rhyme
i wonder how i look in your eyes
...We are reduced to asking others who we are Yet We never dare to ask ourselves We ask others what they think of us despite never asking ourselves We care so much of how others see us but not how ......Read More
Categories: afro, anger, appreciation, beauty, black
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Eyes Don't Lie
...I have seen the broken bus windows fireflies in my daughter’s afro the look in the eyes of passersby prompting her to ask; “Dad, why are they looking at us?” Which prompted my reply: “Maybe the......Read More
Categories: afro, children, people, prejudice, sad,
Form: Free verse
... Kinky colored coils Sumo wrestled Afro comb Red baby dreadlocks......Read More
Categories: afro, beauty, fashion,
Form: Haiku
... Chocolate lotus lips A planted peach tongue And ebony seeding eyes I am the garden you greet With thick calloused thumbs And warm loving palms How can I be so selfish to deny you me to den......Read More
Categories: afro, autumn, black african american,
Form: Free verse

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