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Race War Poems

Race War Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of race war poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for race war.

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If The Constitution Should Crumble
Charles Manson wanted to start the race war but he died
Malcom X was philosphical in his approach to civil right
Martin Luther King Jr did his amazing thing
Trump wants to build a wall that know it all
but i'm going old school...Read More
Categories: race war, anxiety, art, race, rap,
Form: Free verse



Requital

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Tonight finds me moved to give cause your bottomless emnity

If I am unclean, why do you then tarnish these hills with my blood?

Look well upon this dark face, for it's not the last you will see...

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Categories: race war, abuse, power, slavery,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Smoking Gun

“Smoking Gun”


Twisted Blistered dance with me
Come on Brother Snow get off your genuflection mojo knees
The World’s about to turn and merge
Vibrating dimensions souls that turn 4th and 5th must be better than 3rd
The World’s a vomit bucket filled with the...Read More
Categories: race war, humanity, imagery, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Heaven's Gate
I don't really know if I'm amazed
Or is this really the way it's to be
We're behaving worse than ever before
Since we came down from the trees

One doesn't have to look yonder
For mayhem seems to abound
Maybe it's time to stay indoors
To...Read More
Categories: race war, angst, death, endurance, farewell, pain, race, war,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Hero To People
Kenya rebel
Kenya hero
Hero of the people
Hero executed
Executed by hanging
Executed and buried
Buried in a mass gave
Buried in the morning
Morning of mourning
Morning end
End of his fight
End of his short life
Life as a freedom fighter
Life full of confusing propaganda
Propaganda by the British
Propaganda ...Read More
Categories: race war, africa, death, hero, leadership, political, race, war,
Form: Blitz



Premium Member The Nine and the Flag
The Nine and the Flag
By Franklin Price
7/9/2015

Many gathered in church, in praise of the Lord.
They welcomed a stranger; one they could not afford.
He sat there among them for an hour or more.
Then brought down destruction there on the church floor

Mortally...Read More
Categories: race war, discrimination, forgiveness, history, racism, sad, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Abe Lincoln As A democrat
 Abe Lincoln As A democrat
© Ben Burton 8-25-2014

The evil of men being sold
Long past, since Mr. Lincoln's fight
Still, dark suspicion blooms and grows
And loots the cause of civil rights

The North designed a whipping horse
Down in the segregated South
Yet, Major...Read More
Categories: race war, black african american, political, racism,
Form: I do not know?
Darker Blood
Rome was burning; the smell of invasion
deep in smoke, spread all over the Aegean Sea;
swords and shields were flooded in blood;
blood that belonged to Roman and Celtic race.

"It appears that we Romans have the same blood
as the Celts!" a philosopher...Read More
Categories: race war, art, dark, history, race, war,
Form: Narrative
Reason Enough
I'm mad.
I'm sad.
And, I'm scared!
Because I have children.
And yes, I have sons.
Because, the wrong person,
the self important enemy,
could possibly have guns!
Because the wrong person,
won't see the innocence,
in either of my son's eyes.
They'll ignore that,
and see color, and size.
They'll look at...Read More
Categories: race war, anger,
Form: Light Verse
POW
Gang war...race war...drug war...a religious war...our own war that is the war within...when does the fighting stop or will it not?...please deliver ourselves from ourselves...why can't we just achieve PEACE...peace of the heart...a piece of my mind...assumes the form of...Read More
Categories: race war, feelings, war, drug,
Form: I do not know?