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Black African American Poems | Examples of Black African American Poetry

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My Happy Place
There is nothing I love more Then going to Home Depot For I feel as if I can soar Rushing down the aisles The sweet smell of lumber in the air Crushing everyone in my path with my cart I have...Read More
Categories: black african american, cancer,
Form: Rhyme

Finding My Soulmate
Spending the rest of my life with you Olways satisfying you Utterly in love with you Loving you unconditionally Making you fall in love with me Always going on adventures Telling you all of my secrets Eating...Read More
Categories: black african american, abortion, abuse, allah, anger,
Form: Acrostic
My cup of tea
My cup of tea Takes me on the streets Where I see the rain dance And the sun romance My cup of tea Sets me into mystery I pry on the beating sea Its breath,helps me see My cup of tea Is my passion It...Read More
Categories: black african american, aubade, beach, best friend,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Enough
Once again, the system fails us, Everyone defends the guilty one. Our purpose and lives are taken, B.L.M is just white noise to the nation. Breonna Taylor never received justice, America treats our lives as a fungus. White kills black acquitted...Read More
Categories: black african american, discrimination,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Change
A toxic aroma fills the environment, Our unjustified deaths can be prevented. Recently I was pulled over by a cop, Fear overcame me as I came to a stop. The change we need is on the ledge, Voting is how...Read More
Categories: black african american, change,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Crisis
The NBA was on strike, Everyone is in the fight. Racial injustice rages on, It’s urgent for change to come. Black man paralyzed with seven pops, No actions are taken to make a stop. White man gets the special treatment, While...Read More
Categories: black african american, pain,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Against Me
Same America same problems, Don’t say there’s not a problem. America sees black as a threat, Living life is America’s biggest upset. Will I ever truly be free? I ponder that like birds in trees. We take a stand and America’s...Read More
Categories: black african american, culture,
Form: Rhyme
Justice and Equity
Justice and Equity Justice and Equity is like a blindfolded man going into a war zone He knows he will not die knowing anything, hearing all the loud silence around him. His brain-blowing like the wind in...Read More
Categories: black african american, 12th grade, africa, black
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IT'S IN OUR BLOOD
There are many of us who say we had nothing to do with the theft of land out from under the Natives who were here before us…that we didn’t break any promises, we didn’t lie...Read More
Categories: black african american, native
Form: Rhyme
Twilight brings news of you my dear Your existence ends all my fears Oh!its been years Temperatures have begun to smear My needs have made me age beyond years Dimming lights are my hope They are my hope for happiness...Read More
Categories: black african american, allah, america, anniversary, best
Form: Rhyme
You are a blood city , The city built over the blood of the innoncent people. The people who were betrayed by their leaders. They were sold cheap , They were Illitreated to death, They raped...Read More
Categories: black african american, africa, america, appreciation, black
Form: Narrative
Beaten down
Beaten down for centuries Splattered in newsprint for all to see It has been that way ever since they came from Africa on hollowed ships Enslaved, raped, hanged, broken Traded for sins unspoken Successful towns burned to the ground Wiped from the...Read More
Categories: america, black african american,
Form: Rhyme
I live in a World you created I am the color you made me Why then am I persecuted Because Satan exist ...Read More
Categories: black african american, abuse, africa, black african
Form: Free verse
He Came To Them In Sheep's Clothing
One day an evil man came to them in sheep’s clothing, To lead them into his evil ways he was hoping. So treacherous and evil was this ravenous wolf, Feeding off of their ignorance while he played golf. So...Read More
Categories: black african american, immigration,
Form: Rhyme
Born into poverty , unholy society , sobriety the key to my life savings. Daddy can't put the cider down ,Mama smoking that nicotine like her life depends on it. She left with a man twice the...Read More
Categories: black african american, blessing,
Form: Blank verse

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