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Short Race Poems

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


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Short Race poem by Eugene Harvey| Details |

Fuse

firestorm
racial divide
ignites

Copyright © Eugene Harvey | Year Posted 2016

Short Race poem by Vicki Acquah| Details |

Far From My Desires

The life I acquired, is not the life I required.

Copyright © Vicki Acquah | Year Posted 2016

Short Race poem by Pheko Motaung| Details |

The mirror laughs

The mirror laughs
He says the poet
    is a poem

Copyright © Pheko Motaung | Year Posted 2016

Short Race poem by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu| Details |

When a Black man is right

Becomes browner
White man, whiter
Colored, a rainbow

Copyright © Solomon Ochwo-Oburu | Year Posted 2017

Short Race poem by Mark Taylor| Details |

Go Go Dancer

the white man's burden
cultivates Afrika’s roots
a caged mind unbarred

Copyright © Mark Taylor | Year Posted 2013

Short Race poem by Sona Wilae| Details |

Skin

The flavor of skin
Shined brightly before the stars
Who erased beauty?

Copyright © Sona Wilae | Year Posted 2017

Short Race poem by Subimal Sinha-Roy| Details |

The chaser

Chaser in flat world
Ends up the chased in round world
Time controls the run.

Copyright © Subimal Sinha-Roy | Year Posted 2017

Short Race poem by Colin James Platt| Details |

What is life

This is a 5-7-5 poem.



What is life to me? 
Life is adventure and free 
Seize the moment run

Copyright © Colin James Platt | Year Posted 2014

Short Race poem by george seal| Details |

Timeless


   White horses racing
   Crestfallen waves receding
   Time and tides roll on.

   12/ 30/ 2016.

Copyright © george seal | Year Posted 2016

Short Race poem by Eugene Harvey| Details |

Ebony and Ivory

false dark skinned white lies
unspoken light skinned dark truths
father racism's hate

© Eugene Harvey

Copyright © Eugene Harvey | Year Posted 2016

Short Race poem by Zahab menorah Etopobong| Details |

South Africa 1985

I saw millions of roses
As I passed by the countryside	
All dead and laid before my eyes
Side by side.

Copyright © Zahab menorah Etopobong | Year Posted 2017

Short Race poem by Cherie Gozon| Details |

Tick Tock

Dash
I walk fast
I walk and walk

Rush
I ran a mile
I ran and ran

In a hurry
In a while
I’m out of time.

Copyright © Cherie Gozon | Year Posted 2014

Short Race poem by Davor Miljkovic| Details |

Bloody Mary

Eight hundred meters
Demanding in all aspects
Race with a high toll
Epitome of extremes
Coach called her Bloody Mary

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

Short Race poem by Davor Miljkovic| Details |

Secretariat

A horse with blinkers
To avoid the distractions
On the road to dreams.
Knowing others were chosen
He races on, unbroken

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

Short Race poem by Ingrid Showalter Swift| Details |

Falling Behind

Faster pace!!!
Move it!
Moving on…..
 ‘Let’s go!...Let’ go already!

Don’t you get it ????

You are falling behind

Copyright © Ingrid Showalter Swift | Year Posted 2013

Short Race poem by Davor Miljkovic| Details |

Won't let you let me win

Willpowers clashing
Equally strong hearts racing
No surrendering
We both despise free winning
To the end, we're competing

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

Short Race poem by Kim Merryman| Details |

American Pharoah

American Pharoah,
swift as an arrow.
First triple crown winner to date,
since nineteen hundred and seventy-eight.

7/1/15

Copyright © Kim Merryman | Year Posted 2015

Short Race poem by Davor Miljkovic| Details |

Focus

Your mind overwhelmed
The movie projector stops
Sounds melt into one
Focusing on what's ahead
In the zone is where you're at

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

Short Race poem by Davor Miljkovic| Details |

Long haul

You think I'm sprinting...
This is just the beginning,
Not even sweating
My heart is barely beating
Living for long-haul loving

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

Short Race poem by cheryl hoffman| Details |

Haste

Haste pick up your pace,
devour fast food for a taste,
trip over shoelace,
try not to make a mistake,
in our labyrinth rat race.



4-11-17

Copyright © cheryl hoffman | Year Posted 2017

Short Race poem by Aiyah de Torres| Details |

Philippines Pride



                        three stars and a sun

                  heroes shed blood for freedom

                       waves proudly in sky.

Copyright © Aiyah de Torres | Year Posted 2015

Short Race poem by Demetrios Trifiatis| Details |

THE RACE







From his conception Man finds himself in a race for survival that he never wins!







© Demetrios Trifiatis
      18 March 2017

Copyright © Demetrios Trifiatis | Year Posted 2017

Short Race poem by Rochelle Harris| Details |

At the Track

         At the Track
At the starting line
Engines revving vroom, vroom, vroom
Burning rubber - GO
Flags are waving zoom, zoom, zoom
Better stop now for new tires

Copyright © Rochelle Harris | Year Posted 2015

Short Race poem by Alex Roberson| Details |

Shadows

No matter how white you are or 
how light you become
When the sun hits, you're always gonna have
a dark person appear behind you
To remind you of where you came from

Copyright © Alex Roberson | Year Posted 2015

Short Race poem by Judy Konos| Details |

What goes up, Must come down

Beautiful Lake Erie bound by New York 
Romantic honeymoon, bottle and cork 
It went up with Viagra 
spilled unlike Niagara 
racing fast to arrive before the Stork!  

2/24/16
Cheers!

Copyright © Judy Konos | Year Posted 2016