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Best Kenya Poems

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

The Aberdare Ranges Kenya
Dawn, when silence falters
And the trees of the range- 
Are tucked in a bucket of fog
Marching dawn, whose beauty never alters,
I tuck myself in blankets...

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Categories: kenya, africa, mountains, nature,
Form: Rhyme

my country kenya
                      What a harmonious...

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Categories: kenya, beauty, city, farewell, i
Form: Lyric
We are kenyan superstars,
That is what we are,
Kenya our mother land and pride,
Shines so bright that it cannot fade,
Today we hear,`Kenyan athletes bring home,
Bronze,Silver and...

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Categories: kenya, peace, change,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member IF GOD GIVES UP ON US

Open season
the games have begun
We be target practice
Shoot randomly
no penalty

Kill at will
...if you will
Lives don't
matter to the people
you're chanting to


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Categories: kenya, betrayal, conflict, environment, imagination,
Form: Prose Poetry
Are we not tired yet?
When will we feel it is time?
Time to put our feet firmly on the ground
Call ‘enough’ boldly by its name
See -...

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Categories: kenya, community, leadership, political,
Form: Lyric

Purge Our Consciences
From my lowly bachelor’s house
Proudly christened ‘Embassy Fair’
I woke up to the chirping of birds
On the trees above and across the vale
And the riverine bushes...

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Categories: kenya, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Great are his exploits
honour and rank
he's celebrated
he's immortalized
He's fondly recalled
Back to memory

The great legends of Old.. 
Great Chief Waiyaki wa Hinga..
Aged nine he killed a...

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Categories: kenya, africa, betrayal, community, conflict,
Form: Narrative
IN THE YEAR 2012 contest

Hungry reader, wild sea lover, wordsmith, listener of dreams and lies

Daughter of beloved parents –strong-- longingly and sorely missed

Left Alaska, empty nester, wrote a book...

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Categories: kenya, adventure, life, sea, sea,
Form: Bio
Baby Samantha Pendo
The morning illuminated her face:
While deep in a sweet sleep she wondered why
She couldn’t see through the glowering darkness;
But in the morn she...

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Categories: kenya, baby,
Form: Free verse
The Devil Has no Horns
In Simple words
The devil has no horns
She wears smaug balm, Oh, Lord of the Rings 
She sleeps in El Dorado Street, the Hotels of Svengali

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Categories: kenya, analogy,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Would she be an April Faerie
Tresa faerie was excited. 
Today was the day assignments were coming out.
She had been in training for six weeks. 
She wondered where she would be...

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Categories: kenya, fairy, muse,
Form: Narrative
Waithera,my first love
Sometimes I feel I know nothing about life

But I do know something about Kenya

I come from the gustily, hilly terrains of rural Ingavira

Where huts form...

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Categories: kenya, africa, devotion, history, symbolism,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
We are one nation, one blood,
In times of sorrow, we calm each other,
In moments of horror, we cluddle together,
When we slip on the way, we...

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Categories: kenya, patriotic,
Form: Free verse
the pipeline
absolutely nothing stops the pipeline.


it penetrates all ways of life

all borders, all villages & towns---

the pipeline kills everything in its path if it dare...

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Categories: kenya, life,
Form: Free verse
African Violet
I see you in the wind
Subtle, beautiful
The sun captures you, 
from bloom to stem
Your dark attraction is intoxicating
Various shades you are,
Blue-violet, fuschia and pink
My favorite

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Categories: kenya, black african american, girlfriend-boyfriend,
Form: Free verse
In Support of a Kenyan Teacher

In this land we had a President teacher
So was our nice neighbour next door
A fertile ground to hold holy such a duty
An easy guess :...

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Categories: kenya, africa, career, change, class,
Form: Sestina
Oh! Mother Africa!
From the East to the West, from the North to the South of     

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Categories: kenya, courage, peace, mother, africa,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Hero To People
Kenya rebel
Kenya hero
Hero of the people
Hero executed
Executed by hanging
Executed and buried
Buried in a mass gave
Buried in the morning
Morning of mourning
Morning end
End of his fight
End of...

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Categories: kenya, africa, death, hero, leadership,
Form: Blitz
Kenyan Flag
scouts stand proud
two spears and shield
immortalizing Kenya's legacy

Name: Teddy Kimathi

Country: Kenya...

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Categories: kenya, beauty, passion, patriotic, power,
Form: Haiku
The cry of a mere Kenyan
Rihanna talks of The New America
American Oxygen
It seems same for poor Kenya
Our one and only treasure
Drowning in the dark
Driven by...

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Categories: kenya, africa, community, corruption, courage,
Form: Narrative
I love my nation!

With all my heart I love this land
I’d die for all what it stands for
Hypocrisy and two-facedness
Inhumanity and corruption
What a sweet and...

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Categories: kenya, anger, sad love,
Form: Dramatic Verse
today i found me
Yesterday my dad said i can be a doctor
Yesterday my mom was sure i'll end being a lawyer
I solved so many cases in my young...

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Categories: kenya, life,
Form: Bio
We picked him up at the airport 
He only had a carry on bag
So the visit was just for awhile

We got him home,I gave him...

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Categories: kenya, culture, family, friend, green,
Form: Narrative
dear friend
Dear friend,
 Is it your feeble knock i hear
Waiting to offer a lifetime tale
Wailing in gasps to create
      This great...

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Categories: kenya, appreciation, best friend, blessing,
Form: Verse
Double Standards
When one makes viable peace 
Between erstwhile colonial whites 
And erstwhile colonized blacks 
To the advantage of the whites
We urge for a Nobel Peace Prize

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Categories: kenya, conflict, peace, political,
Form: Free verse