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Black Family Poems

These Black Family poems are examples of Family poems about Black. These are the best examples of Family Black poems written by international poets.

first seen
First sighting

It was an early summer morning when my best friend Edwin 
threw pebbles on my window to wake me up
I like morning slumber, waking...

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Categories: family, africa, best friend, child,

Found Hound 14
The black dog stood out in contrast to the snow drift Arlis found her half buried in.Emaciated she was a light load as he hoisted...

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Categories: family, good morning, good

Running Stream
Forever runs true,
And never say goodbye once,
Or leads mind astray.
Rather grows each passing day...
Be proud! if found claims to love....

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Categories: family, art, best friend, black

Premium Member Precepts of the Aegis-Holder

"Precepts of the Aegis-Holder" 

no gorgons here
but 3 of one, yes?
shields raise 
back the dead 
to life 

and phoenix 
from the ashes
spreads its burning wings

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Categories: family, love, strength,

We’re on Fall break this week and Peter’s favorite aunt - Lita - is visiting. Lita’s a tall, slim woman (eek! A guess), in her...

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Categories: boyfriend, family, halloween, school,

Coffee Makers
Long after the coffee pot
Calls the kettle black,
Eventually they will realize
They both serve the same purpose.
Just one begins slow and boils up fast,
While the other...

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Categories: drink, extended metaphor, family,

Is this the end of all hope?
I feel the ruin of man draw near,
I must raise my sword,
my family lifts it with me,
my wife is...

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Categories: family, death, father, integrity, life,

Flickering hazel eyes flecked with cataract silver, glittering this way and that. 
Eyebrows high and a piercing pupil saying
'Move this ing thing, lest I punch...

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Categories: death, family, love,

Premium Member Family People
Family People

I cannot go back to Africa,
My roots are in America
Where I was born, raised, and married.

When my grandparents told stories
Of a land across the...

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Categories: family, black african american, culture,

Premium Member Afternoon with My Aunt
You came into her house through the kitchen. 
The big door in from the front porch
Hadn't been used for years;
Furniture stood hard against it.
A knock...

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Categories: caregiving, childhood, family, feelings,

Lyricvixen's Louisiana Boneless Fried Chicken
Lyricvixen's Louisiana Boneless Fried Chicken

Lyricvixen's Louisiana Boneless Fried Chicken
1.) 4 - 6 medium small  =  raw boneless chicken strips
2.) 1/2 cup  =...

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Categories: family, birthday, black african american,

Lyricvixen's Easy Fried Rice for two or three Recipe
Lyricvixen's Easy Fried Rice for two or three Recipe

1.) 1/2 TBSP = butter

2.) 1/2 cup = onions (or one tbsp of dry onions)

3.) one Clove...

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Categories: family, angel, appreciation, best friend,

Tick tock,
No time for her son,
‘On Tiktok bleeping her cleavages to strange men,
Social media hallucination, 
living a lie,
Here, everything is perfect,
The sky is blue,...

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Categories: family, fantasy, lust, technology,


I'm not myself anymore,
I've become you, that's for sure.

You killed the me that I was before,
Knocking my worth to the floor.

I lost the love I...

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Categories: abuse, family, growth, husband,

Premium Member Little Adobe House
Little adobe house on 160 acres
She grows flowers. I grow corn
Tomatoes, watermelon, etc.
Peace, love, hope, and joy
Grow themselves

Porch faces orange blazes
Draped over the rugged Mules

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Categories: faith, family, love,