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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


Love Passing By
When the crimson rose has faded
And our day at last is done;
In the forest dark and shaded
Blows the tempest, dims the sun.
When the night holds...

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Categories: race, love, love, pride,
Form: Rhyme



Hidden Beauty
Hidden beauty resides not in the grace like charms
Of coy smiles 
Painted across a gentle Madonnas face.
Nor is she vested within the chastened vows
Of saintly...

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Categories: race, beauty,
Form: Rhyme
I Think Of You - An Alternative Universe - 6

From childhood it was a world of two...you and I...
I leaned lightly, leisurely against your heart and you let me in.

We were five I use...

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Categories: race, best friend, cute love, desire, funny
Form: Prose Poetry
Thinking Out Loud
~writer's notes~

i think out loud
from my fingers to a keyboard 
so forgive me if my speak
is somewhat long winded
if it has swirls and curls
this is...

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Categories: race, angel, beauty, love,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member No such thing as forever
We all arrive alone naked and vulnerable,
crying our eyes out, not knowing -
this is the first day of the rest of our life.
I guess the...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: race, analogy, death, life,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member WORLD DAY AGAINST RACISM








You asked me the other day, my friend, 
who I am and I replied:
I am you in another body!
Yes, it is true,  
Look, how...

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Categories: race, love, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member AS FATHER IS TO HIS DAUGHTER

Passing through framed windows like ours,
I recall your tales of reckless war and lost friends
that burned your innocence at 21... and though
you claimed flashes of...

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Categories: race, father, introspection, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member American Indian, Nightshades, Moonshadows And Howling Wolf
American Indian, Nightshades, Moonshadows And Howling Wolf

Thirsty for red moon, its sacred beams and eternal pull
howling-out to speak to this dark and blind world, without...

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Categories: race, art, conflict, death, history, humanity, truth,
Form: Verse
Across The Border
"La Voz"

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...

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Categories: race, anger, corruption, how i feel, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shackles of love
Shackles of cynicism have displaced your heart,
the love that once transcended time is no more.

No wordsmith can bring beauty to an invisible emotion,
lost in translation...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: race, analogy, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If I never
If I never lift up my voice,
How will I know
How sweetly I can sing,
Or how well I harmonize
With the music of the universe?

If I never...

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Categories: race, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Strawman and the Moon
A straw man stood fixed upon timber firm, 
gazing at Autumn's gilded, moonlit prize.
He, the king of Earth and the winding worm,
she, the pale darling...

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Categories: race, autumn, imagery, inspirational, romance, sky, snow,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Shadows In My Mind
Darkness brings the shadows
Of places I have been
Memories loom in corners
Rattling in the wind
Sometimes whispers haunt me
Never letting go
Race across the star shine
Answers left unknown
Reaching...

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Categories: race, dark,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Fiddler's Cat
An ebon sky, darkness to light
Diamond stars, mosaic night
Bright lunar sphere of brilliant white
Floodlights a scene of will and might.
The Fiddler’s Cat, sips warm Bordeaux
Fiddle...

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Categories: race, imagination,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Six Thousand Suns From Yesterday
            You have seen three thousand suns
       ...

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Categories: race, angst, beauty, love,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member AND THEN I KISSED HIM - COLLABORATION WITH TIM SMITH
Hot date
Can’t wait

We're at
My flat

Cute eyes
Nice thighs

Admit
She’s fit

So sweet
Must eat

We dine
Sublime

First Kiss
Sheer bliss

Soft peck
On neck

Tongue's twirl
Toes curl

First base
Hearts race

Undressed
Bare breast

Blimey
She’s ‘HE’

No joy
Ladyboy

Fussy
Pussy

Night ends
As friends

Written by...

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Categories: race, humorous, , cute,
Form: Footle
Premium Member Fallen Star
I tracked along a silver trail
carved out from Earthly dust
by rays persistent in the dark 
and midnight wanderlust.

It led me to a bubbling fount
of sulfurous...

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Categories: race, earth, hate, heaven, life, light, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A LIGHT OF LIFE SHONE BRIGHT
A LIGHT OF LIGHT SHONE BRIGHT

As frigid mood enwraps the northern land,
with snowfalls creating a quilt of white,
the times are dark as winters frozen hand
enfolds...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: race, birth, february, nature, snow, winter,
Form: Sonnet
kaleidoscope
through a tiny lens
held firmly with hands
eyes gaze in awe..

with a simple twist
colours explode harmoniously
bright, sparkling,blinding..

the colours are stunning
so vivid, so alive
with truth as in...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: race, faith, hope, imagination, inspirational, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Malaise in My Heart
There is a void in the hollow of my breast
where once my heart beat, undeterred
It flurries now in lethargic rhythm 
quelling emotions it has never...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: race, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
One World
Love is not a color,
No hue, neither a race.
All of our blood is the same, 
That runs deep within our veins.

If we could lift up...

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Categories: race, america, for her, for him, friend,
Form: Rhyme
Don't Skip A Beat
Love
knows
no age 
or beauty
Love
knows
no  rich 
or  poor
Love
knows
no religion
or race
Love
knows
no straight
or gay
Love 
knows
no boundary
or reason
Love
knows
no distance
or time
Love
knows only
the rapid beating
of a giving heart sublime...

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Categories: race, beauty,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Shattering Rose Glasses
Uncomplicated me
I thought I was coloured blind
free thinking and kind
with an evolved mind
Loving and accepting 
of the ones I find

Yet my blindness 
Is that of...

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Categories: race, education, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Children of a Lesser God
I’m tired of knowing
That because of my race
Because of where I live
Because of my last name
I’m part of the band…
The children of a lesser God

I’m...

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Categories: race, god, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
The Poetess
Words flowing like magic, explode off my page
Taking me on journeys, I didn't seek
My mind is just floating, feelings do race
Her spirit is leading, to...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: race, love,
Form: Rhyme