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Categories: black african american, for
Despite New Anchors
by kewayne wadley
She filled the entire sky.
The fold of clouds evened out.
She smiled regardless of weather.
Her smile peeped through the cracks of closed blinds.
Peeked between open spots...

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Categories: black african american, change,
22 Black American Slavery
by Nick Trim
When it comes to Black slavery
Black people see the White people as the enemy
The Black were owned by the White
True fact but not completely right.

Black...

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Categories: appreciation, bereavement, birth, black african american, caregiving,
Premium MemberFREE AT LAST
by James Edward Lee Sr.
              FREE AT LAST...Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King

oh, Dr. Martin...At last...

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Categories: black african american, love,
Friendly Fire
by kewayne wadley
Loving you is not easy.
It is war, tinted in quick bursts of fire.
Our hands filled with grit, our breath steadfast in anticipation.
Camouflaged emotions dressed in fear.
The...

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Categories: black african american, celebration,
BriTTLe
by Jason Jenkins
Savor sacrifices made this day.To all who look on may some shine like the dawn.Sparkle and glimmer with light divine for others that may see...

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Categories: black african american, desire,
Premium MemberA Great Mans Dream MLK Jr
by Brenda Chiri
Open your mind,as I rekindle an old fire,
of a great man's dream, a great man's desire.

Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream he said,
in an...

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Categories: africa, appreciation, beautiful, black african american, desire,
Igbere
by Kelchi Eke
I long for you, Igbere.
My soul cries out for you.
All the time; everywhere.
Only for you.
My mother; 
There is no other.

For many moons and many nights,...

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Categories: allegory, analogy, betrayal, black african american, metaphor,
Premium MemberOf America's Montezuma's Revenge
by millard lowe

Executive vulgarity
has become a regularity
and continues to proliferate,
fueling distancing debates;
postponing the decision we must reach;
which is the POTUS we must impeach.
How long must we be...

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Categories: africa, america, bible, black african american, i
Immigrants
by edward johnson
You were once immigrants in this land
And I made you a great nation
Why then are you treating the
New Immigrants 
Unjustly and oppressing them
Why you are...

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Categories: black african american, heartbreak,
Absence
by kewayne wadley
And if I am guilty of one single thing.
It is this.
I love too much and show too little.
Realizing in the end that I am the...

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Categories: black african american, race,
What is White
by Hannah Rothen
There was a time
When people were hurt
And treated like dirt
Because of the color of their skin
Black

They were sold
And murdered
And treated like criminals
“They’re not human” 
Our...

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Categories: black african american, lost
Not A Cloud In Sight
by kewayne wadley
Some nights it would rain.
And in the comfort of solace I'd get up.
Grab my shoes, my coat and head straight to where
I felt most comfrtable.
Though...

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Categories: black african american, black
Balloon High
by kewayne wadley
When I feel you breath into me.
I am high.
I feel like a balloon.
Surrendered by belief.
This is the highest that I'll ever get.
To taste your freedom.
To...

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Categories: black african american, racism,
Mock Me Mock You
by Rach Eberly
I am a mockingbird, innocent , it is something you must see
But could you ever imagine that the mockingbird could be me?
Mockingbirds are known to...

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Categories: black african american, crush,
Communication
by kewayne wadley
But now we can communicate.
I am not sure what cause this sort of block.
Under normal circumstances I suppose it's human.
To access so much of ourselves...

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Categories: black african american, jesus,
What Is Right
by edward johnson
What is Right 
Obedience to the
Word of God...

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Categories: black african american, racism,
Don't Shoot the Messenger
by Zachary Gilstrap
Don’t shoot when 
you see a coffee-coated 
vessel

Imbued with historical 
cattle-prodding, 
showcasing a collective consciousness
trampled 

Into submission by years 
of crocodile tears 
and homestead 
domestication....

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Categories: black african american, crush,
Freewill
by kewayne wadley

The first word that comes to mind is infatuation. 
We connect. 
Plan and simple. 
It's romantic type notion. 
I admit I've tried to forget. 
Yet...

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Categories: black african american, children,
Black and White
by Sushmita Kalashikar
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...

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Categories: black african american, fire,
Words You Speak
by kewayne wadley
I love the words you speak
For they reinforce the ideal in which hands speak.
A warmth that can't be heard, only felt.
A bonfire released in a...

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Categories: black african american, discrimination,
You can not silence me
by Alye Lee
This poem was written to include three or more words of the seven out of favor words from use at the CDC as a part...

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Categories: black african american, crush,
In-flight
by kewayne wadley
I suppose the best part of it all
Was that I fell out of my shoes.
Where most would be embarrassed. 
In a strange twist I felt...

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Categories: black african american, crush,
After A Pause
by kewayne wadley
I have to thank the night shift.
With nothing else to do I stumbled across you by mistake. 
With most of the work almost done.
My ears...

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Categories: black african american, crush,
Underrated Artist
by kewayne wadley
If you were a song you'd be number one on my playlist.
No matter how much time would past.
I'd never get tired of hearing you.
Theres not...

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Categories: black african american, life,
Illusion
by kewayne wadley
Then I realized my mistake. 
I searched the world not realizing that the world I longed existed inside of you.
Wherefore I felt I needed some...

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Categories: black african american, heartbreak,
Bad Decisions
by kewayne wadley
Hate is such a strong word.
Yet you show me plenty of it.
You first flash your gun.
In compensation to cut wages.
Yet you remember me.
How you should...

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Categories: black african american, crush,
Exclamation, Parenthesis
by kewayne wadley
It's relatively a slow process.
A thought builds upon anticipation.
Thanks to the nostalgia ingrained by Disney.
Musically the songs are different.
Granted the press of a thumb.
Spotify, Pandora.
An...

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Categories: absence, anniversary, birth, black african american, blessing,
Time
by Raymond Johns
When two people fall in love, ain't no need in waiting for the future, time goes on, even when a child is born. death nor...

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Categories: addiction, america, appreciation, best black african american, dad,
BLACK COCK WHITE WIFE GOOD LIFE
by mark la monte
CUCKOLD WANT BBC FOR WIFE 
 MAKE HIM HAVE A HAPPY LIFE 
WIFE WANTS HER BULL AND SPERM
HUBBY WATCHES AND JACKS HIS WORM
WIFE GET WET...

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Categories: black african american, i
Truth
by edward johnson
Just because Satan can
Lie Kill Steal and Destroyer
God still Exist...

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Categories: black african american, children,
SONS
by edward johnson
Sons of Adam
Sons of Noah
Sons of Christ
Sons of GOD...

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Categories: black african american, family,
Shiny Nickels
by Sona Wilae
Mama ate her collard greens with raw onions, pinching a 
morsel of greens with sweet cornbread, as juicy pork 
neckbones lay naked of meat. 

The...

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Categories: abuse, africa, america, anger, black african american, depression,
Forever a looser
by Clinsman Busaka
    Forever a looser

I laugh heartily
I smile incredibly
And stand courageously
To blurt out
That you are a looser

You break families
You condemn them into loneliness
You...

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Categories: africa, beautiful, beauty, black african american, mom,
Sorry, Mama Africa
by Theo EMARALDA manthata
Mama,you gave us brownskin that radiates the sunrise
We gave you bleached , scared and blemished skin 
You gave us thick beautiful hips and thighs 
We...

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Categories: black african american, crush,
Unknown
by kewayne wadley
And I regret not following the after thought my heart throbs.
Sometimes my imagination gets the better of me.
Watching you follow.
Watching you lead.
Turn around and recommend...

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