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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


I Can't Breathe
In memory of----

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

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Categories: racism, abuse, bullying, color, discrimination,



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: racism, america, for her, for

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...

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Categories: angst, racism,

Be Free, My Brothers
Penned like cattle, as if chattel,
     cages rattle, sounds of brattle,
          no...

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Categories: racism, africa, america, black african

Premium Member Untouchable II

I sip Long Island Tea, watch your bare knees upon the tiles,

          The suits and Blaneks...

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Categories: analogy, poverty, prejudice, racism,

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...

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Categories: racism, abuse, angst, black african

Premium Member LET ME BELONG
LET ME BELONG

I walk with the crowd, all alone,
I look at the strained faces of strangers,
the dead emptiness of their eyes,
the weariness of their broken...

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Categories: humanity, racism,

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...

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Categories: racism, abuse, birth, feelings, hate,

Chains of Colonialism
Chains of Colonialism        

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

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Categories: africa, discrimination, people, racism,

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...

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Categories: abuse, betrayal, racism,

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...

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Categories: racism, evil, funeral, hate, november,

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...

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Categories: hate, racism,

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...

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Categories: caregiving, love, racism,

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
Resembling
My precious doll
Could have been
Committing
The equivalent of a...

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Categories: racism, black african american, discrimination,

Premium Member Internet Trolls
We all surf the internet to do shopping online
Chat with our friends and to have a good time
But there's  bullies' who surf it causing...

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Categories: racism, abuse, bereavement, bullying, internet,

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, 
Gone,...

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Categories: racism, 12th grade, abortion, children,

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...

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Categories: basketball, racism,

Premium Member 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
 there...

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Categories: racism, anger, care, change, class,

To those that say All Lives Matter when we say Black Lives Matter
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...

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Categories: racism, black african american, life,

Premium Member 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...

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Categories: racism, planet,

Trapped
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...

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Categories: racism, culture, discrimination, emotions, feelings,

Notes on Dating a Latino: What You Don't Learn in High School Spanish Class
One. Latino boys like Buffalo Wild Wings. It isn't clear why, but it's definitely emerging as a pattern.

Two. Latino boys are persistent. When he asks...

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Categories: racism, boyfriend, culture, cute love,

I Have Hidden Super Powers
I don't wear a cape around
My neck, breaking the speed of sound
Or capture bad guys in a web
My powers have never fled
From my heart that's...

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Categories: racism, abuse, anti bullying, discrimination,

Hashtag My Life Matters
#MyLifeMatters

My hands are up don't shoot!!

I'm a black man, with feelings and a valued life,
Please, I've done nothing wrong, point the gun the other way.
At...

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Categories: racism, abuse, black african american,

11-9-2016
11-9-2016

On Election night, twentysixteen
I saw a strange and surreal scene
I looked cross the great harbor at Lady Liberty that night
And I knew right away, something...

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Categories: racism, allusion, discrimination, fear, history,