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.


Premium MemberA Little Insight by Caren Krutsinger
The faerie princess was admired for her wit, her ingenuity, her tenacity and she was held in awe and esteem for her prowess in believing...

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Categories: family, character, childhood, creation, environment,

Premium MemberHeirs Of The Struggle by millard lowe

Paradoxically, slavery showed equanimity—
Its suffering displayed no discrimination;
We all shared equally, its debilitation,
And were equally denied any sympathy
Over the Middle Passage odyssey;

Black men were prized;...

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Categories: family, africa, black african american,



Premium MemberPHOENIX: Bleeding Hearts and Blue Violets by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
"PHOENIX: Bleeding Hearts and Blue Violets”


 

Broken Hearts bleeding red
You lie in white sheets
Turning in the crisp clean pages muddy with
Black Dogs barking in your...

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Categories: children, daughter, faith, family,

The Root Of Unity by Besma Riabi Dziri
You asked me to write about 
Family
You unleashed the love I always carry in me
My own flesh and blood
My endearment within but an ocean not a...

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Categories: conflict, emotions, family, house,

Ol' Roots by Stewart Watkins
O' I see them so vividly
Beautiful and strong, and such a BIG part of me
So, so deep they run....... them ol' roots
Whenever I lose my...

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Categories: family, birth, black african american,

Change of Tune by Keith Dovoric
I had so much hate in my heart
I just couldn’t let it go
Many tried to let it slide
As I swam in pools of woe

Now you...

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Categories: confusion, endurance, family, forgiveness,

612018 by Khazamula Mhlongo
blended family 
in papers colored with
broken history crayons 
of black and white 
black boy run
people read love backwards
tongue bitten it bleeds evol
sun grows seeds evil
grew...

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Categories: family, black african american, black

Premium MemberI Was Loved by Caren Krutsinger
In the 40's I was black, not even shiny.
And so were my mother, father, and cousins.
In the 60's I came out in all kinds of...

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Categories: family, 5th grade, 7th grade,

A LETTER TO SHARON'S FAMILY by Boluwatife Oyedeji
Dear Sharon's Family,
    Life is placed on the peg of transformation and dramatic event which can render every living being not only...

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Categories: family, death,

Dinner Time by Zed Zed
At the kitchen table
Sat still like stone statues – petrified.
A sick game of musical chairs
Sat waiting for the muted music to play again.
Saplings uprooted early;...

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Categories: childhood, emotions, family, food,

Black belt karate on a strict wife by Alex Klugman
Black belt karate on a strict lovely wife
Is very important in a family's life.
Kids are not stealing any sweet stuff,
Obedient husband as quiet, as a...

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Categories: family,

dogs that left faux paw prints extant within me life by matthew harris
lids black out and allow me to write
while eyes shut tight
bring back four legged friends sprite
and though many years passed quite

I can remember those precious...

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Categories: family, 11th grade, 12th grade,

Premium MemberCassius Crow by John Newlin
Cassius Crow

Cassius Crow was a big old bird
with shiny feathers, long and black.
his family members, near and dear
jawed at each other - clackity clack.

Cassius' flock...

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Categories: bird, family,

EMBRACE by Catherine J. Broussard
EMBRACE

Embrace your past; learning from each mistake;
unturned stones are your hopes.
Cherish your faults, they are what makes you strong.
Believe in you; stand tall as the...

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Categories: family, black african american, blessing,

Premium MemberRoyal We by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Roll out the living red carpet,
from the cemetery black bottom
to the heavenly ivory throne tower
Welcome the regal chariots of fire, 
pumpkin-colored carriages that be limo...

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Categories: family, love, spiritual, visionary,

Family Secrets by DM Babbit
Rarely did the family speak
 of secrets and knowledge weak and indiscreet
 but as we all know, shared laughter and tears wept
draw out our secrets...

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Categories: anxiety, education, 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: black african american, family,

Premium MemberFive Letter Words by Carol Connell
Morn's white light
    wakes
thick black night.

Young child plays
     while
sweet mommy prays.

Tummy sends hunch
     tells
brain,...

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Categories: child, day, family, father,

Premium MemberRhyme Time III-Death by David Bose
In tears, my mommy came to say
That life left Papa on this day—
I squeezed eyes shut to fade away,
To flee this world of life so...

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Categories: death, family, grief,

Premium MemberThe Wedding Picture by Gerald Dillenbeck
Mom and Dad's wedding picture
frames a glass-covered black and white frozen moment
with warm smiles 
for invisible cameras.

He in his WWII uniform
of a first class private...

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Categories: community, creation, earth, family,