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Race Poems

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List of New Poems

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
A world that works for everyone Panagiota Romios Rhyme america, freedom, inspiration, race,
Premium Member Poem Integrity Embraces Diversity Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse race, community, environment, games, health,
MORAL OF THE STORY-GENDERCIDE Brian Pierre-Alexander Rhyme race, abortion, gender, girl, missing,
Mario Kart Michelle Naves Rhyme race, 5th grade, character, funny,
Premium Member Poem Spike N' Donald Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse race, christian, earth, health, history,
Rise Ojingiri Hannah Enclosed Rhyme courage, planet, race, strength,
The Magna Carta 804 Years Later Nick Trim Blank verse race, dream, england, freedom, history,
Are these yours Alunamda Yokwe Free verse children, identity, race,
Another Sunday Morning Kim Hyde Lyric appreciation, happiness, motivation, race,
Black History Month, 2019 curtis johnson Prose america, christian, race, racism,
Premium Member Poem Terry Twinkle Gershon Wolf Burlesque leadership, political, race, racism,
Bullet Train Pradipta Roy Choudhury Cinquain race, for teens, happy, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Life is a Race, Run it Well Tom Wright Couplet life, race,
What it means to be Ramos Elizabeth Duran Free verse race, america, anger, endurance, prison,
Premium Member Poem Racial Discrimination Edward Ibeh Dodoitsu discrimination, humanity, race, society,
1956 Newport to Bermuda Race Dave Moore Rhyme boat, night, race, scary,
My Black Stallion Michelle Faulkner Sonnet adventure, horse, race,
Premium Member Poem Of Pews And Parties Greg Gaul Sonnet race, abortion, discrimination, faith, marriage,
Motivation Kaitlyn Krenik Free verse motivation, race,
Premium Member Poem IF YOU PULL A LONG FACE - Part XXIII T Wignesan Dramatic Monologue race, baptism, destiny, devotion, god,
MIGHTY JACK'S TRIUMPH Mark Weismantel Couplet animal, horse, race, sports,
Skin Savannah Wells I do not know? race, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Premium Member Poem King Richard Thomas Acrostic race, america, celebration, courage, leadership,
Premium Member Poem colorless Anthony Slausin Free verse race,
Premium Member Poem Cypress Trees Valerie Staton Haiku race, sky, tree,
Premium Member Poem For Those Going Nowhere Greg Gaul Sonnet race, life, light, night, places,
Premium Member Poem Polka Dots an English Greyhound Eve Roper Pantoum dog, race,
Premium Member Poem The Racetrack Louis Saraceno Free verse horse, race,
Premium Member Poem Triangle Rodeo Course David Drowley Fibonacci horse, race, sports, woman,
Premium Member Poem Not so Swift Gershon Wolf Monoku race,
Slavery Bernard Barclay Rhyme philosophy, race, rights, slavery,
Premium Member Poem So Unsure Sandra Weiss Quatrain confusion, fear, race, time,
brands and trends tamer hossam ABC race, abuse, addiction, corruption, earth,
brands and trends tamer hossam ABC race, abuse, addiction, corruption, earth,
Premium Member Poem Race tween ELEPHANT AND GIRAFFE--- James Edward Lee Sr. Limerick race, adventure, analogy, animal, appreciation,
Premium Member Poem Nat 'King' Cole Gershon Wolf Rhyme music, prejudice, race, song,
Win Of An Earnest Poet Subimal Sinha-Roy Limerick christmas, poetry, poets, race,
Premium Member Poem IF YOU PULL A LONG FACE - Part Three - Continued T Wignesan Dramatic Monologue race, allah, brother, conflict, god,
Elei Girl Jasmine Koria Shape history, identity, race, women,
Beautiful Creatures Joshua Popoola Quatrain beautiful, color, race,
Race For Tomorrow Mike Gentile Acrostic future, hope, life, race,
Premium Member Poem TIME OUT JENNIFER PROXENOS Rhyme life, race,
November 6th 2018 election day matthew harris Dramatic Verse race, 12th grade, anti bullying,
Marauders On A Night Raid matthew harris Epic race, 4th grade, 8th grade,
Premium Member Poem Oscar-ku 40 -In the Heat of the Night Mark Toney Haiku conflict, courage, murder, race,
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Bunny Flop Wayne Wysocki Limerick humor, humorous, race,
Elusive Ephemeral Ethereal Expansive Timelessness matthew harris Free verse race, allegory, allusion, cousin, creation,
Gitti Ghetto Like That Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Monologue race, emotions, feelings, lost love,
A Chicago Love Story curtis johnson Rhyme chicago, race, romance,
Jan Wins Again Rico Leffanta Limerick race, endurance, england, funny, humor,

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Race Poems. Above are examples of poems about race. This list of race poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of race poetry. This list of works about race is an excellent resource for examples on how to write race poems.

Race Poem Example

Across The Border

"La Voz"

La Noche sin agua --- I spill my loving lips
Dancing, laughing and celebrating life 
I am his queen, aka' dulce Nina
A night he must not forget 

Lunesta ... Suave ...
He savors every moment;
Then questions my capabilities 
Suddenly I feel like a refugee in my own house!
History and bad company, repeating itself
He wants to ruin the beauty of leadership
America on top, Latinos on the bottom
"Legally," he says, he'll welcome me 
Law abiding, I  pass the proper speech 
Stereotyped every time I share my race
Casting my poor nationality under the Rio Grand, 
A wall too tall, in which my people continue to build

After I give him my all
Children, love, support
The best tortillas in the house 
He offends a lifetime of memories
I'm a skillful woman, I dance with no music
   I love to work, I take the field 
   Picking cotton, like there's no tomorrow 
   I will continue to paint rainbows
And enjoy every color in my garden.

Today, I've forgotten what Mexico looks like
However, that does not cut him from 
accusing my race of planting too many trees 
Calculating, calling Latinos criminals, 
Forgetting his own sin, he wants to win
Insinuating we're robbing the American Dream
This is where I belong!!!
Go ahead and build more republicans
I'm already on the side I want to be
Born and raised in the USA


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