Best Race Poems
Below are the all-time best Race poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of race poems written by PoetrySoup members
Across The Border
race, anger, corruption, how i
La Noche sin agua --- I spill my loving lips
Dancing, laughing and celebrating life
I am his queen, aka' dulce Nina
A night he must...
race, angst, child, courage, gothic,
trains come, then depart
rancid smoke over grey fields
I am little
I saw it all
This is not a poem--- A singled out page
race, africa, america, community, culture,
-THIS IS NOT A POEM-
Hey, Poets stop by, give me a shout out.
Tell Me Where You Are From;)
I promise I won't show up on your...
Equality at the Hands of Men
race, history, humanity, poems, poetry,
Man so mighty and wise
still has to define this
that another living being's life
has the same value as his
written in stone
Race of a Lifetime
mountains, race, snow,
He skis down the slopes
of a snow covered mountain
racing against time
and his main adversary...
avalanche in hot pursuit.
Written 28th May 2016
Contest: Traditional Tanka
Sponsor: Charlotte J....
Love me in Black and White
love, music, race, romantic,
Love me in Black and White
From the keys of your heart a melody rolled back the night
illuminated the sky with its symphony of lights
Race Against Time
race, lifeday, time, day, life,
A race against time.
I can not enjoy my days.
They are not long enough, for the things I want to do.
I simply come and go.
To those that say All Lives Matter when we say Black Lives Matter
race, black african american, life,
You say all lives matter
Bringing up all these colors
Like red, white, orange, and blue
But when a black life is taken, where on Earth are...
race, culture, discrimination, emotions, feelings,
My spirit and soul are trapped in this vessel of flesh. They scream to escape and to be liberated and soar on the breezes of...
race, allegory, family, god, international,
In a flower’s velvet petals
There dwells a divine scent and hue
Soon a tiny creature settles
That will help pollinate a few.
We are blossoms of...
Un confit pour toi--A sweet for you
Aimeriez vous une chevaline rouge
Composée de sucre d’orge?
(would you like a red horse made of barley sugar?)
Vous pourriez faire la race de
Plaines aux tires...
race, conflict, math, parents, political,
When oppositional cognitive dissonance deflects focus,
it tends to go back to when I deflected focus from her.
She sends me passive-aggressive messages,
bread crumbs leading back in...
A Stranger After Dark
race, christian, christmas, faith, god,
I was sitting on the back porch ‘bout an hour after dark
When I couldn’t help but notice a tiny pulsing spark.
I thought it was a...
The Leader Bunny
race, adventure, allegory, dedication, education,
All the little bunnies were lined up for a race. Why, you may ask?
Because the dear old Leader Bunny was stepping down with grace.
WINGS ON FEET
for him, power, race,
Race with the wind, step up higher
Higher than blues of a sky;
Through an airspeed, mile-long flight
Chase a smooth or rugged pace,
Wings on feet, be...
The Kentucky Derby- The Quatrain Style
beautiful, horse, love, race,
~The Kentucky Derby~
What a glorious day it is today,
As people of all ages are having fun,
Because the Kentucky Derby race,
Is taking place till...
encouraging, inspirational, race,
It’s not about the winning or losing
But how the race is run
To be in the Winners Circle
To bask in limelight’s fun
It’s not about the...
race, destiny, freedom, irony, journey,
westerly chasing daylight relentless darkness never cedes defeat
The single line Haiku known as a Monoku usually contains seventeen syllables. A caesura (pause) is initiated by...
No Triple Crown Winner
horse, race, sports,
California Chrome’s bid for a triple crown was a no-go.
He didn’t win, he didn’t place. He didn’t even show.
The owners of the horse were...
Black and White
race, black african american, children,
Life as a child was full of hues,
Of sparkling reds and brightened blues,
‘Coz the distinction of color had not been made,
The foundation of racism had...
culture, people, race,
I approach her with the same
Love I approach my family with.
Her skin is black.
I try to speak a few words in her
Native language to welcome...
Tongue Twister Time
When you're wanting to bet
On a racehorse, don't fret.
With this tip from the stable door.
Curse of Caste
birth, class, race, racism,
They came on bullock-carts
loaded with gods
Talkin' Bout My Generation
appreciation, farewell, heartbroken, race,
What has happened to our kids?
Why did we become the type of parents we did?
Is there a name for us?
Slower, easier, then turned...
funny, me, race, sports,
If my horse on the race course
a winner for me
then the course for my race horse
makes me debt free.
So the beat of the mare's feet