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, 12th grade, america, courage,
We never had Disney junk,
We never had phones, attached to our hands.
We never thought much of bullies,
as there was often if not...
family, anniversary, appreciation, black african
As he comes in from the hustle and bustle of the worlds ups and downs
Desiring to be greeted with a smile not a frown
family, 12th grade, angel, appreciation,
Times we celebrate, to be who we are not.
Bleak times, diseased remembrances.
You know because deep inside…
You have hid under a blanket...
A Family Love
family, 12th grade, black love,
Shared love genuine
great to have that feeling
Family cares for the most
loving each other close
a bond that is so real
that no one can steal
no fighting and...
The Flight of White Cockatoos
family, earth, emotions, gothic, imagery,
It's the strange well oiled machinery of a family picnic that seems so arcane to me,
The regal viscosity of a guacamole concoction, the cleverness of...
Living A Better And Positive Life
family, black african american, christian,
Working two jobs and sometimes three
survival mode kicked in
going to school, taking care of the home
making a difference in the world
enjoying these times
Minehead, or Skegness,
she never could quite remember which.
A black and white, Box Brownie picture.
A stranger smirking, she is beautiful.
They sit on a low sea wall....
Daddy Loved Us
blessing, brother, caregiving, family,
Seeing my Daddy in black and white moves my emotional colors
into a vibrant rainbow that was Daddy made decades ago.
Only twenty-seven in the photo, Dad's...
Precious Gifts Passed Down
"There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of humans, are...
My Sister and Me
I had a birthday recently and my sister sent me
an old black-and-white photograph
the photograph was taken in the sixties of
Momma was a rollin stone
THE LIGHT THAT COULD NOT BE EXTINGUESHED
They say that demons can be generational, that they can attach themselves to a family for decades with...
family, sky, sunset, water,
Looking at the photographs
My tender heart turns to glass
Pictures, windows to the past
Of all the ways we used to be
Smiling by the lake...
Hence it begins!
Admixture of utmost sins,
A flower purple and thin,
Iris that is as blue as it's ever been.
Do not decipher nor should you commentate
The Outlet Twins
family, funny, humor, humorous,
The two black and white mini-twins seemed surprised beyond surprised.
Their mouths were open like codfish in the middle of a yell.
These babies were stacked on...
absence, family, sad,
childhood dreams of
days long past.
Looking back on
the canon of Time
my dance with youth
filled my heart with
enveloped by the love
The Travelling Circus
dream, family, fear,
The travelling circus arrived in town
I bought some tickets for my family
We got there early for the matinee
At the entrance was a scary sad clown.
america, education, family, hero,
Wounded and outnumbered by U.S. soldiers,
The Northern Cheyenne Warrior ‘Chief Comes in Sight,’
Fights to stay alive in the Rosebud Creek valley;
When his sister spots...
Ancestral Vacation Home
children, family, grandfather, imagery,
Dirt road lined with walls of stone,
run right up to the small home,
rust red siding coming in view,
in my head it’s still cedar, blue.
How Absurd It Seemed
confusion, family, life,
How Absurd it Seemed
Ah, those memories, so well refined, reworked, revised to meet the failings of memory – or the shame of remembrance. Tinged...
Should I look into family history
And find my ancestors’ story
Will I be surprised by what they have done
Or be happy for what they had won