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Best Black Love Poems

Below are the all-time best Black Love poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of black love poems written by PoetrySoup members


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Categories: love, morning, , black love,
Form: Ode



Insufficient Love Can Be
When love fills your breath and the air
the feel is strong and you can dare
Love, you tend to glamorise
and in words you aphorise
Dreams of princesses...

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Categories: black love, crush, dream, emotions, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Frosted





"Frosted"



A penny for your thoughts?
Scratch that thought.



Thoughts are worth more than pennies
Thoughts are legions of brilliant glistening diamonds 
shining dormant undiscovered in a deep deep...

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Categories: black love, courage, freedom, future, imagery,
Form: Free verse
love kills
I just got to the grave today, death was given to you by my infidelity.

Along the way alive, my soul was given death.

Thy Ishq ruined...

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Categories: black love, break up, cry, feelings,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Walk with me tonight
Will Thee walk with me tonight ?
Amongst the spirits of Twilight
Gothic verse we wilt recite
I wilt gage not to bite

Wilt thee with me slowly dance...

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Categories: black love, dance, dark, gothic, longing,
Form: Rhyme



My Black
My black bleeds the same color red
My black breaths the same air
My black causes death instead
Of life.
My black should live loud and free
My black is...

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© Sona Wilae  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: black love, black african american, blue, depression, discrimination,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member How Does One Write POETRY
I can imagine : staring in the eyes of : Elizabeth Barret Browning
Seeing the " Glory of LOVE '; bring on the " Sorrow of...

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Categories: black love, faith, hope, love, philosophylove, , black
Form: Free verse
Amplified
Nothing is ever time wasted, 
just the interlude to the rest of the album. Soon it becomes nostalgia. To think you almost pressed the skip...

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Categories: black african american, black love, imagination,
Form: Free verse
The last letter
< its difficult to live now,
Because you are not there.
Its impossible to breath now,
Because you are not there.
My heart fells down, all hopes lays down,
Because...

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Categories: betrayal, black love, cry, death, emotions,
Form: Narrative
He is Me
There's so much about this man
I've learned and prayed just to understand
Driven I am and so is he
Fierce and determined for he is me

Dominate and...

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Categories: black love, feelings, for him, how
Form: Narrative
ALIVE NOT DEAD
My people I have seen seas of pains
With series of painted assaults and
Hatred from elites of illiteracy
My people no not again my people
For it is...

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Categories: black love, abuse, africa, anger, anxiety, betrayal, birth,
Form: Lyric
Hidden Love
You knocked, and I opened the door of my life
The welcome mat to my heart took in your first steps
You crossed the threshold and my...

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© AJ Trivar  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: black love, deep, desire, heartbreak, house,
Form: Prose
Reverse

Don’t be Foolish 
For you to accomplish 
And finally flourish 
Take your time with your art and polish
Don’t just preach 
And give off a perfect...

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Categories: black love, blessing, blue, body, books,
Form: Verse
Black widow
The black widow weaves an intricate web

And from her silken thread she promises death,

Not to just other insects passing by

But to the male who cries...

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Categories: betrayal, black love, death, heart, imagery,
Form: Free verse
60 mins
I don't want to be sad, it's like mourning,
I usually die 60 times a minute,
Always heartbroken,
Time withers in my soul this flower of mourning.
And I...

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Categories: angel, bible, black love, dance, death,
Form: Bio
Losing But Winning
To love something or someone so much comes with a lot of happiness and pain

It comes with a lot of happiness because you finally feel...

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Categories: anxiety, black love, dark, depression, emo,
Form: Free verse
Make Love
Let me hold you
Let me squeeze you tight
Come baby let's make love tonight

I will rub your body
Make you smell so sweet
Ian truly here to meet...

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Categories: anniversary, appreciation, black love, cute love,
Form: Acrostic
Even though
Even if you feel tired, even if the triumph leaves you, even if the pain hurts you, even if he does not love you Even...

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Categories: anger, angst, betrayal, black love, break
Form: Dramatic Verse
Hidden Figures
I am black and I say to kindred flames...
Never assert nor cry "things are the same".

It is the height of dishonor to our fathers,
Our hidden...

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Categories: africa, black african american, black love,
Form: Couplet
Twin Flames
I need me some Dutch chocolate in my life.
That Tyrese chocolate.
I'm talking that coffee black.
Once you had it like that.
Ain't no coming back.
White teeth shining.
As...

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Categories: black love, angel, best friend, black african american,
Form: ABC
You are mine
Saints gave you souls of growing 
Humans coined  you a shape of flesh 
The Sun made you bright and warming
The Moon decorated  you...

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Categories: beauty, black love, for her, love,
Form: Verse
Hypocrite
I consider myself one of the biggest hypocrites of them all. I rejoice in sisterhood and celebrate black love and all.I like and re-post BLACKLIVESMATTERS...

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Categories: black love, absence, africa, beauty, celebration, color, pride,
Form: Free verse
African Rhythm
I am....
An Ashanti warrior A Bantu dancer 
I am a Yoruba royal clothed in my Asooke 
Dancing Adowa and kpalogo to tunes from wulomei and...

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© Kofi Amed   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: africa, beautiful, black love, culture, history,
Form: Free verse
AFRICANA
Africana, a poem that details the pre - colonial, colonial and post -colonial Africa, her rich history, struggles and  unique cultural heritage in a...

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Categories: africa, black love, books, corruption, culture,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Penny Dreadful

"Penny Dreadful"





Penny Dreadful
Penny Dreadful

Do you remember when?
That time long before Formaldehyde kicked in?
When the Transformer grew your freedom wings, blew your neurons in?
That time when...

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Categories: black love, dark, fantasy, romance,
Form: Romanticism