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Black African American Poems | Examples of Black African American Poetry

Black African American Poems. Below are examples of poems about black african americans. This list of black african american poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of black african american poetry. This list of works about black african american is an excellent resource for examples on how to write black african american poems.

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List of Black African American Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Wondering stanley linzer Free verse adventure, black african american,
Premium Member Poem Spiritually Speakin' Curtis Moorman I do not know? black african american, christian,
RULES stanley linzer Haiku black african american, abuse, africa, allah, angel,
Premium Member Poem AND THIS TOO SHALL PASS millard lowe Sonnet black african american, 12th grade, allegory, america,
When Christ Returns edward johnson Free verse black african american, africa, america, bible, black
Premium Member Poem Reduce Strife Carolyn Palmer Imagism black african american, absence, angel, black african
Autumn's sweet hurting Ibohal Kshetrimayum ABC black african american, beauty, bible, black african
Premium Member Poem Looking Back Natalie Braddy Verse black african american, cheer
Busted Mark Morris Blank verse black african american, america, anger, angst, anti
I be wipin ery'day SillyToy Boys Burlesque bible, black african american,

Precipice
by Mark Morris
Perched on the precipice of my newest adventure, I felt heat from glares: insecure cohorts. Was it my height? Did I look like I didn’t...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: black african american, allah, america, anxiety, black

Senior Citizens
by Julius Lawrence
Why are our Senior Citizens so neglected these days? Is it because they don't care, or is it they don't believe they will be senior...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: black african american, age, birth, black african

God Looked And Saw
by Julius Lawrence
God looked and saw evil looming on the horizon—
    so much evil and no sign of Justice.
He couldn’t believe what he saw,
...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: black african american, angel, baptism, beautiful, bible,

Like the Gingerbread Man
by Mark Morris
Had to recover from three days of Kentucky windage
Jerked the protein from an omelette full of old spinach
Rippled titans in my wake, ‘cause they ain’t...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: black african american, addiction, america, angst, anxiety,

God Is Not A Racist
by edward johnson
Israel, God is not a racist
Europe, God is not a racist
India, God is not a racist
China, God is not a racist
America, God is not a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: black african american, africa, america, arabic, black

AFRICANA
by Speare Earth Poetry
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Award winning poet, PA SHAKESPEARE, With his new poem AFRICANA has been able to win the hearts of members of The Pan African Movement. AFRICANA...

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Didactic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, black african american,

I love AFRICANAMERICAN Christian Culture: Forgiving slaveholders and Tyrants
by Anil Deo
Some serious religious sophomores claim Christ ('Witness' Bluff)
Almost like Columbus: to hit the Other, take their STUFF

Nothing Doing here; I am a Minister of Jesus'...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: black african american, africa, bible, black african

TOday
by stanley linzer
Today                        ...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: black african american, africa, art, black african

Silver And Gold
by Julius Lawrence
Silver and Gold seems to be one of the best ways to save. Russia and China are trying to monopolize (especially these two commodities) these...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: black african american, analogy, appreciation, beautiful, bible,

Synagogue Of Satan
by edward johnson
Lord a Rabbi said Africans
have no culture
Does he not know his religion
is an African religion

Synagogue Of Satan...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: black african american, america, bible, black african

MISEDUCATION
by edward johnson
Lord, I do not understand
I got an A in French
But I cannot speak French

Je Suis Noir...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, black african american,

LETS WORK TOGETHER
by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr
we should all as gods child
do it with a smile
hold hands
be  a  band
together stand make plans
not about race or corlor
its helping others
so the...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, black african american,

Vanity
by Christen Foster
Vanity vain viciousness volition volatile it seems
If you were human your first words would be
It’s all about me. For you stand taller than trees
Cutting down...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: black african american, growing

WORST OF THE WORST
by Allan Terry
NEVER SHAME A WOMAN
SHE'LL OUT DO YOU
AND FIND PEOPLE WHO'LL
DO THE SAME
MAKE A MESS OF YOUR LIFE BY PLAYING
SILLY LITTLE GAMES
MAKE YOU TO BELEIVE
THINK ABOUT...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: black african american, abortion, adventure, america, black

GHOST OF EMMITT TILL SPEAKS
by Jack Peachum
d. Aug. 28, 1955

My name is Emmett Till—and, no, I will not go away—I will not!
It was long ago and far away— but not so...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: black african american, death,

He Lives, He Learns
by Marcus Lattimore
Dysfunction is normal, equate it to a civil war
 Maternal figure playing both; providing all she can
 Subconsciously searching for some type of mentor ...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: black african american, abuse, addiction, black african

Love Like A Rose
by Mel Brake
Love is like a rose
Like the fibonacci frequency
Perfect geometry in all its curved lines

Love is like a rose
Like the shape of the heart
Filled with satisfaction...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, black african american,

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Amazing Grace A Sparrow Died Today An Angel Unfolded Their Wings Sings
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Amazing Grace A Sparrow Died Today An Angel Unfolded Their Wings Sings   Aretha Louise Franklin  

A sparrow died today
An angel unfolded their wings
Break...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: black african american, appreciation, bereavement, black african

JAMIEN
by dewayne coleman
I wish i could be there
To watch you grow and grow
I wish i could be the man
The man you need to know
I wish i had...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: black african american, father,

Michael
by dewayne coleman
I fear the demon inside
The demon inside of me
I can hear him clawing away inside
Longing to be free
He's broken free a time or two
But ive...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, black african american,