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Ancestry Poems - Poems about Ancestry

Ancestry Poems - Examples of all types of poems about ancestry 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 ancestry.
Premium Member We Are All Colored--
...We are all colored, What is this; Term in the US in contrast with "white" Colored Middle English; Coloured was first used in the 14th century; Binding to be anything non Caucasian, European ......Read More
Categories: ancestry, analogy, appreciation, discrimination, humanity,
Form: Dramatic Monologue

Premium Member We Burned the Tree
...We broke the world and now we’ll see The wrath of nature’s revenge, violently. Cities burn, towns flood. We think we’re the owners? We think we’re the good? Billions of years before you and me......Read More
Categories: ancestry, abuse, corruption, fate, grave,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Haiti Rhymes With Liberty
...Haiti rhymes with LIBERTY Ayiti rhymes with DIGNITY Haiti rhymes with BEAUTY Ayiti rhymes with DECENCY Which is the first step to proudly Hoist the slippery hills or climb the rocky Mountains o......Read More
Categories: ancestry, africa, america, beauty, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Rosh Hashshana 2023
...Rosh Hashshana 2023 Began at sunset on Friday, Sept. 15, and ends at sunset on Sunday, Sept. 17. No matter yours truly an atheist, I consider myself fascinated with my Semitic ancestr......Read More
Categories: ancestry, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Precious Priceless Progeny
...Precious priceless progeny Hands down the most dramatic change ever needed to make the most profound impact awoke from helping beget the first offspring. An internal paradigm shift reshuffle......Read More
Categories: ancestry, absence, adventure, angst, anniversary,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Crises Upon Crises
...Crises upon crises Mothers of all children are fainting Crises upon crises Misery upon misery My friends, there's no peace here Mothers are in crisis; we're all suffering Too much chaos, too mu......Read More
Categories: ancestry, confusion, corruption, cry, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Abandoned
...The town, betrayed by time passed, lies forsaken. Lost, lain memories, like tumble weeds, awaken To the prod of windy wisps, and roll willy nilly, Hazardously rendering any hope of revival as sill......Read More
Categories: ancestry, lost,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Some Say
...Some say History is ugly Some say It didn’t happen Some Just don’t want to acknowledge Some Just want to view the art Some Don’t have a voice I enter the old home Via the back door Pa......Read More
Categories: ancestry, history, voice,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member One Hundred Things To Do Instead of Drugs and Alcohol
...1. Write a poem 2. Call up an old friend 3. Read a book 4. Make sandwiches to save for later 5. Call your mom 6. Go for a walk 7. Go for a jog 8. Draw fantastical creatures 9. Eat healthy sna......Read More
Categories: ancestry, life,
Form: Free verse
Alexandria, Part Iv
...He never came back, no one ever did, she was trapped inside with all that she knew, no more information came to her now, but he’d programmed her to know what do to, and to her father Alex would s......Read More
Categories: ancestry, confusion, dark, father, future,
Form: Narrative
...In the state known as the Land of the Kings Is the city I belong to , the city my heart is within Where royalty and regalty is in the air Tales of Bravery and Heroism everywhere The princely ......Read More
Categories: ancestry, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Canoeing Memory
...Canoeing Memory Blood floods my brain with days of youth, As I relax on the sofa and let my mind wander, To happier times when paddling the lake; In our cedar canoe, my friend and I, Sk......Read More
Categories: ancestry, adventure, best friend, memory,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Master of the Wind - a Re-Write
...[Arrhhh… this be a rewrite of a yarn I told, which truly wasn’t tawdry alas, I can but wonder if some thought it would be bawdy. The ‘Neptune’s Daughter’ was a fiction, No inuendo there She’s ......Read More
Categories: ancestry, dog, ocean, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Neptunes Daughter
...Fifty fathoms ’neath the sea aboard the ‘Neptune’s Daughter’ The captain guards her secret in three hundred feet of water For twenty years he floundered in a cell; Twas dank and cold They let him ......Read More
Categories: ancestry, dog, humorous, ocean, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ancetsry and Me
...Ancestry and Me I am: 55% Western European 13% Jewish 20% Scotch-Irish 12% Scandinavian So, my DNA tells me. I’m a mutt, a combination, an aggregation, an agglomeration, a congl......Read More
Categories: ancestry, family, humanity,
Form: Free verse

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