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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.


Family Dogg by Brianna Hobson
Take me for a walk, 
I'll bite the neighbors as they talk
Nothing rhymes with family
Favoritism breeds insanity

I try to sit at the table, 
but my...

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Categories: family, absence, abuse, animal, depression,

Premium MemberI'm So Lazy and Sometimes Crazy by Laura Loo
I have always been so hopelessly lazy.
            Stoic and aloof, sometimes psychotic. 
I can...

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Categories: death, dog, family, love,



MUSICMAN'S SOCAILITE by Allan Terry
THEY WISHED TO HAVE
 FUN AND THOUGHT A PARTY
WOULD BE THE BEST WAY,
 ( AND CHEAPEST) TO
HAVE HER SON'S BIRTHDAY
 PARTY, HER FREINDS 
ENGAGMENT PARTY
AND...

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Categories: clothes, corruption, encouraging, family,

Premium MemberWind Song by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton

“Wind Song”




When the rain came it raised a torrent
music, little by little, raised the levy
light pebbles rolled over one by one
took with them 
all their...

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Categories: family, flying, freedom, home,

Help Me by Chase Dela Pena
Let it be known to them like a poisoned dart--
But such composure so strong a fool could decipher.
Untainted innocence for such with a jet black...

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Categories: family, art, cry, emo, endurance,

Through our eyes by Robbie McClellan
The greatest thing God has ever created is a child. 
The most beautiful thing God has ever created is a woman.
The most wonderful experience God...

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Categories: beautiful, depression, emotions, family,

Christmas Movies by roger turner
I love to sit in comfort
At home watching TV
I watch my favorite movies
The one's that work for me

It's not a Christmas movie
Just because there's snow
That's...

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Categories: family, christmas,

The High King's Noble Son, Part V by David Welch
V.
Prince Garrow, it seemed, had not listened well,
they said he was already riding south,
not even waiting to meet his twin bastards,
who’s mother had perished pushing...

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Categories: courage, family, fantasy, love,

Aleppo - Childhood Gone by Sandy Evans
Aleppo - Childhood Gone 
By Sandy Evans 

 Going to school is my favorite thing 
 Reading, writing and learning new things. 

 Running home...

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Categories: family, childhood, culture, farewell, war,

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 MemberPheonix: 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,