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Best Ethnic Poems

Below are the all-time best Ethnic poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of ethnic poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member THE WHISTLING HAMLET

A whistling wheezing hamlet, whispering and emanating, tunes euphonic, 
In a remote isolated valley, far-flung from the abode of the temporal, 
Warbling quietly to whistle...

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Categories: ethnic, community, earth, education, encouraging,
Form: Alliteration



Premium Member Make Love To Me In That Ancient Place
The Bedouins, bequeathed with the sacred beauty of paradise harsh,
trusted guardians of jealous gorges and gifted groves
lead me from the Wadi Musa to the humble...

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Categories: ethnic, adventure, desire, history, love,
Form: Epic
Premium Member To be free
Entwined
The color
Of mankind
Echoed in 
Our minds
The Realities
Of life
Forevermore
The ethnic
Flow of
Our blood
Pulsating
Giving us life
Giving us hope

We were 
Color blind
Or 
Perhaps
The world
Didn't understand
The differnt
Shades of 
Pastels

We were...

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Categories: ethnic, courage, discrimination, freedom,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Fantastic Flora Masquerade
Creeping creepy creepers, the crawling trellis
jutting out of everywhere
snaking through country and metropolis
twisting turning in floral bliss
but more like snakes that hiss
But in quietude feign...

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Categories: ethnic, abuse, environment, flower, garden,
Form: Personification
Premium Member APACHE GA AN
©1996 RICO LEFFANTA

THE 4TH GA-AN RISES FROM THE FLAMES IN AN APACHE RITUAL OLDER THAN RELIGIONS BROUGHT TO THE “New World” FROM THE “old world”—Apache...

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© I Am Anaya  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ethnic, appreciation, celebration, dance,
Form: Rhyme



Murder in Us All
We read about the slaughter in a place far overseas,
where the multicultural blending has been there for centuries.
Where church of all denominations have been standing...

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Categories: ethnic, conflict, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member King Vlad Redux - Second Cold War
King Vlad Redux – Second Cold War

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin’s grimy fingerprints on current history
are for him nothing to gloat about—au contraire I say emphatically:
His actions...

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Categories: ethnic, betrayal, corruption, discrimination, evil,
Form: Quatrain
I SHUDDER TO THINK
 I SHUDDER TO  THINK 

I  shudder to think about the way 
Some  vegetables are  abused every day -
With physical ...

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Categories: ethnic, funny
Form: Couplet
Incredible India
We are the Indians noted for our humanness and calm nature
With no harshness in our Principles and ideals.
We are open minded, emotional and good natured
Our...

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Categories: ethnic, patriotic, integrity, universe,
Form: Epic
The View From Where I Stand
I’ve an anger which cannot be hidden!
A burning passion that comes unbidden!
My Soul desolated with grievous rage,
reacts with furious justified outrage!

Occasioned by the offences of...

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Categories: ethnic, anger,
Form: Rhyme
Where I'm From-- my version of George Ella Lyon's poem
I’m from the piano in my living room,
from the music and melody.
I’m from the old, shabby couches,
(Placed proportionally,
opposite side from the TV)
I’m from the mirror,...

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© Alia Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ethnic, childhood, family,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member COLOR OF MY HEART
COLOUR OF MY HEART

My heart is like the colors of the rainbow,
a spectrum full of every human shade
bathed in the varied beauty of an ethnic...

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Categories: ethnic, color, heart, humanity,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The other side of Vrbanya bridge
Their story haunts my memory, I'll tell it to you plain..
in the city of Sarajevo, a place war could never touch,
and hope it never will...

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Categories: ethnic, heartbroken, love, parents, prejudice,
Form: Prose
The Hero In Me
With a shade of colourless eyes
Have I looked upon a world of discrimination 
My nature is a rare form of uniqueness
And I defile every race...

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Categories: ethnic, 12th grade, adventure, anti
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Undefined By Contrived Contour
Trees of thickets display different attributes,
the commonness is the cool shade they spread, 
and their branches cradle all the birds’ nests.
Flowers frame diverse shapes and...

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Categories: ethnic, analogy, humanity, life, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Lucy Natio and Prophecy
A Lucy Natio and Prophecy

Lucy seized the moment when her body cramped and rattled her 
         ...

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Categories: ethnic, angst,
Form: Free verse
Deporting love again

They took my blood and ethnic group, they did.
My soul was skulking, knowing of the strains
If I have no visa, they’ll get mad

Reading my thick...

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Categories: ethnic, absence, abuse, angst, relationship,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member WHAT ARE YOU
Growing up in Chicago was
quite an ethnic experience.
People always asked me,
"What are you?"
Such silly, old, decadence!

My Mother had no time for
such foolishness.
She told me the...

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Categories: ethnic, mother daughter, patriotic,
Form: Rhyme
New World Order
Springing up, like a cactus sprout, after the First-World-War,
The concept of New-World-Order did not touch deeper core;
Like, water drop on lotus leaf, it stood touched...

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Categories: ethnic, life, world,
Form: Rhyme
Covid-19 experience as health worker's wife
The ballad most widely known
In Bhutan, a heroic tale of Tsewang Tashi.
Like the hero was selected to go 
for the battle, so is he chosen...

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Categories: ethnic, absence, cheer up, confidence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE DANCE OF TIME
a little girl, learns to walk.
then at weddings,Daddy has
her on top of his shoes
she looks up at him
she is only four
as she moves with him
across...

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Categories: ethnic, age, dance, time,
Form: Free verse
LET US NEVER FORGET
Social injustice and economic inequality 
have always been practiced in our Nation's working industry
Irish need not apply, Hispanics we don't want your kind
and Blacks don't...

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Categories: ethnic, black african american, freedom,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
The Land of the Brave
Drink the Namibia Countryside 

Namibia a West African country, on the Atlantic coast
Namibia’s beauty is wonderfully surreal and alluring,
With endless savannah and bushland 
With most...

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Categories: ethnic, addiction, animal, beautiful, beauty,
Form: Name
the color of opression
The Color of Oppression

They trespassed into the motherland bearing nothing but unknown gifts to our small minded leaders
Bartered with them for valuables far exceeding what...

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Categories: ethnic, race,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member RACIAL DIVIDED
I'll say a few words none to be kind.
America is still color blind.
You could be yellow, red, white, 
brown, or black.
Hate towards any of these...

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Categories: ethnic, black african american, hope,
Form: Rhyme