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Life Black African American Poems

These Life Black African American poems are examples of Black African American poems about Life. These are the best examples of Black African American Life poems written by international poets.


MAMA AFRICA
Mama Africa; beauty is oneness

So much love she have got to share, pure she's just like gold

Her glowing black skin so unique and alluring;

Attracting, healing,...

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Categories: black african american, africa, appreciation, beauty, black



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What is a black man supposed to be?
How is a black man supposed to act?
When is a black man supposed to talk?
Why are all the...

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Categories: black african american, gender,

Premium Member Requiem For A Motherless Child
The weeds have sheathed the garden from its care as more nails than wood appear of a house lacking adjectives. A sun liberated from scathing...

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Categories: appreciation, black african american,

Premium Member Threat To Democracy
"THREAT TO DEMOCRACY"

Democracy has a different meaning 
It depends on where you are leaning 
There's always a cost for freedom 
Your price is based on...

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© Floyd Neal  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, black african american,

Harrowing Fig
I hold on the fig upon the tree, it cannot fall too far from it
if I were to pull upon it, surely it will not...

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Categories: black african american, 10th grade, anxiety, black



Premium Member Script Writer vs Poet
You capture me with your radiant smile 
Hearty bold laugh impassive and vexing
Little grey hairs in your barely there beard
Needling your chocolate chin for years
Your...

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Categories: black african american, appreciation, art, black african

Kill me
Kill me

Kill me
Kill me

Give me
Give me

Give me
Give me

Give me
Give me

Give me…
… my life

Kill me
Kill me

Be mine
Be mine

Be my…
…My heart

My heart
My heart

You good
Perfect

I need you
You love

Love
Love

Be...

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Categories: black african american, life,

Premium Member From Palimpsest to Glory: The Music of Florence Price
In Ouachita's tales, where pine needles sigh.
I trace the mountains' ancient, weathered crown.
Silvered river forgotten secrets float by
And fills my heart, a sonorous chamber now.

A...

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Categories: black african american, courage,

The Scar
How do you expect me to say 
that I don’t remember the day 
When you tied my leg in chain
It’s hard to burry the memory...

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Categories: black african american, africa, america, black african

We live by the blood of our ancestors Our names are written by light
A powerful poem, inspired by a thought-provoking storyline on a show. We are all part of the great human family and everyone is important. Our...

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Categories: africa, black african american,

Thank You for My Life
Coursing through our veins is the blood of survivors.
We have endured.
We are here because they endured.
We are here because they were brave, strong, resilient, and...

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Categories: black african american, africa, america, appreciation, black

Beautiful Blue Butterfly
Beautiful Blue Butterfly 

In life we go through changes and we all start out as an egg, later down the line we grown into a...

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Categories: anxiety, black african american,

My Birthday Feelings
Birthday feelings
Another year is back no longer can leapfrog this day
Where my body squeals on me from time to time
Melanin, flawless, caramel skin transparent
for you...

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Categories: black african american, addiction, africa, angst, birth,

Journey of life
The journey of life is not a competition
We stand alone as we run our individual race
edging slowly and steadily towards a certain transition 
Everyone with...

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Categories: black african american, age, anxiety, black african

Premium Member I Can Move Mountains
Even when there’s snow on the roof
I will have fire in the chimney
I will keep a warm hopeful heart
And a strong steady mind 
Determined despite...

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Categories: black african american, america, angst, appreciation, black


Book: Shattered Sighs