Get Your Premium Membership

Best Racism Poems

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

Premium Member Racism
I cry, I cry
Why does my skin color frighten you so?
Have I done anything,  but, be born?

You judge me, from your own despair
and draw...

Read More
Categories: hate, racism,
Form: Free verse

Racism, a Disastrous Element
I look at the world horrifically,
With depression and disgust,
As the masses enjoys in poverty
And fear.

I look at the world horrifically.
Every places, full...

Read More
Categories: racism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Racism: Humanity's Deadliest Social Disease
The other day
you asked me my friend, who I am
I replied:
I am you in another body!

Yes, it is true
look, how much alike we are,
no matter...

Read More
Categories: humanity, love, peace, racism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Escape of the Bluesman's Song
Within the frame a sepia scene
a dusty porch   a rickety chair   
the fabric of your dusky face creased
with ceaseless sunbaked woes

Read More
Categories: africa, america, grief, racism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Can'T Breathe
In memory of----

Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my pulse
I sit here alone to forget the taste of air.
Overwhelm by the...

Read More
Categories: racism, abuse, bullying, color, discrimination,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member 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...

Read More
Categories: racism, america, for her, for
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member We All Belong
I was told that I should die, because of the color of my skin.
It didn’t matter what I thought or even what I believed in.

Read More
Categories: racism,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Be Free, My Brothers
Penned like cattle, as if chattel,
     cages rattle, sounds of brattle,

Read More
Categories: racism, africa, america, black african
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Middle Aged White Guy
How do I shed the label
of a white oppressive man
Do I listen to the message
of Obama's "Yes we can!"
Perhaps I'll go out marching 
With women...

Read More
Categories: angst, racism,
Form: Quatrain
I Can'T Breathe
I can’t breathe

still in my shackles
no chance to escape my isolation
cries of anguish emancipated
from an awareness that is unfree
the stain is but human made
a long...

Read More
Categories: racism, emotions, faith, freedom, life,
Form: Free verse
A Slave's Cry
Stranded in this place
I cannot recognize
Abandoned and lonely
No one hears my cries
AS i walk through this wasteland
Of wilderness and desolation
I am consumed with anguish
I walk...

Read More
Categories: racism, abuse, angst, black african
Form: Prose Poetry
Chains of Colonialism
Chains of Colonialism        

With guns they came
With whips and chains
Chains to capture the Dark Continent
Chains snaking across Africa

Read More
Categories: africa, discrimination, people, racism,
Form: Blitz
Don'T Judge Me For Existing
Why do you give me a hard look from your face?
that you don't like what you see?
that I'm from a different race?

Why can't we see...

Read More
Categories: racism, abuse, birth, feelings, hate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Intolerable
I cannot tolerate the ones with haloed head
Who boast of their achievements, put on an act instead.
I cannot tolerate the perfect, always right
Who claim to...

Read More
Categories: abuse, betrayal, racism,
Form: Rhyme
The Color of Space
The Color of Space

His spaceship alit on a foreign world
deep in the midst of the outer space
two moons gazing down devoid of all air
he kept...

Read More
Categories: racism, planet,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Take Out the Landry
 Take Out the Landry

Dirty laundry for years on the floor
finally the dirt is out the door
Quebec is cleaning house
separatists being laid to graves
like Napoleonic...

Read More
Categories: racism, evil, funeral, hate, november,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Racist Rant
Our POTD is now black versus white.
We are going to see a racist rant in plain sight.
It’s sad when a poet, uses their pen as...

Read More
Categories: racism,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Daughter of Oak and Ash
For good, the Druid woods claimed this girl child for its own;
nymphs named the silk-skinned, raven-black of her, Fianna.
This night, she’s hurt hunting demons in...

Read More
Categories: caregiving, love, racism,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Colour
My first doll
smelled like chocolate
and her skin
just as dark
I adored her

Innocent as I was
I could have
never imagined
anyone remotely
my precious doll
could have been
the equivalent of a...

Read More
Categories: racism, black african american, discrimination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Shattered Peace
A Shattered Peace 
(as a privileged white man searches his soul)

A shot rang out that gave a fright
and shattered peace in dark of night.
For just...

Read More
Categories: racism,
Form: Rhyme
The Bigotry That Remains, Part Ii
...But there exists a much broader hate,
half the species, you see, do not rate.
I’m talking, of course, about the men,
how we’re seen as less next...

Read More
Categories: racism, america, culture, discrimination, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Save Our Sisters
A poem about infanticide of girls...

"Save Our Sisters!"

Many girls lost, many girls missed
Many girls lost, never to be Ms.
Strings of girls, strands of pearls, 

Read More
Categories: racism, 12th grade, abortion, children,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Been Thinking
Ink of my skin doesn't define me, 

Read More
Categories: anti bullying, race, racism,
Form: Monoku
Poverty Defines True Wealth
 Don't know if human's will ever see
 every soul born, is right where it's meant to be
For the rich to become the richest

Read More
Categories: racism, anger, care, change, class,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Basketball Is For Everybody
Telling blacks not to come to a basketball game.
That is such a racist remark and a shame.
Making such a comment is an absurdity.
In the professional...

Read More
Categories: basketball, racism,
Form: Rhyme