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Short African American Poems

Short African American Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about African American by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about African American by length and keyword.


Slavery
Jesus did
Not own
Slaves...

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Categories: africa, angel, bible, black african american, freedom,
Form: Free verse



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"X"
 Name unknown, yet we are....

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Categories: black african american, confidence, courage, discrimination, faith,
Form: Free verse
Memori
Over the civil right movement,
...

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Categories: black african american, dedication, life, native american,
Form: Acrostic
Quiz Clue No. 9
Well, it was a Hardy try my love....

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: allegory, animals, anniversary, art, black african american,
Form: Chastushka
New Clue Quiz No.9
You can put it on a table five ways....

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: black african american, natural disasters, song-
Form: Free verse



Pain
What is Pain
Pain is
Punishment

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Categories: abuse, bible, black african american, care, christian,
Form: Free verse
Demons
Demons
       Love
Their
       Own...

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Categories: bible, black african american, dark, first love,
Form: Free verse
Cooking
Tamper and steal
Go ahead make a meal...

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Categories: african american, age, allusion, angst, anxiety, beautiful, black african
Form: Rhyme
Love At First Step
A woman walked past
A heart beats within...

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Categories: black african american, crush,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member 3rd Son
Papa Adam and Mama Eve's third son
 Seth...

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Categories: black african american, christian, devotion, faith, religion,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Bethlehem
Bethlehem 
     Means House of Bread
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Categories: black african american, christian, devotion, faith, religion,
Form: Couplet
Hospital
In the waiting room
The broken clock sits...

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Categories: black african american, life, loneliness,
Form: Haiku
What Is Right
What is Right 
Obedience to the
Word of God...

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Categories: africa, america, black african american, jesus, rights,
Form: Free verse
Blue
my favorite color
love it like a motha fuq-a...

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Categories: art, black african american,
Form: Blank verse
Late Night
Text message- barely lit fingers thought of you...

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Categories: black african american, crush, for her,
Form: Haiku
Destroyer
How to destroy a Black man
Keep him 
Unemployed...

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Categories: africa, america, black african american, holocaust, racism,
Form: Free verse
My freedom poem
I want freedom!
I want freedom!
I want freedom!...

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© tod gaines  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: black african american, life, social, visionary,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Legislative Branch
Legislative Branch of our government
	Congress
...

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Categories: black african american, christian, devotion, faith,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member First Murderer in Human History
The first murderer in human history
      Cain
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Categories: black african american, christian, devotion, faith, religion,
Form: Couplet
POETRY
Passionately
Overtly
Expressing
The
Real
You...

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Categories: black african american, urban, word play,
Form: Acrostic
darkmight
eerie knows
when it grows
no one goes
sown rose...

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Categories: african american, abuse, allah, arabic, art, beautiful, birth, black
Form: I do not know?
Lust
What is lust
Lust is a 
Substitute for
Strength...

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Categories: anniversary, bangla, birth, black african american, child,
Form: Free verse
Alot Like Cards
Hallmark cards on a row
A multitude of emotion
 ...

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Categories: black african american, conflict, confusion, emotions, life,
Form: Haiku
LOVE
Love is not about
Caring
Love is about
Obedience...

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Categories: bible, black african american, care, cute love,
Form: Free verse
odd look
simple was not
that odd look in her face
hopeless...

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Categories: black african american, emotions,
Form: Haiku