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South Africa Poems - Poems about South Africa

South Africa Poems - Examples of all types of poems about south africa to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for south africa.
I Know a Place
... I know a place where imperialism is hated So much because majority people don't enjoy From that system.The place is called, "Africa"...Where many people praying for......Read More
Categories: south africa, africa, humor, imagery, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme

White Near East and such
...ONE: Is our Near East in Asia? Are Israelis "Asians"? People from India are called South Asians The same folk in Caribbean are East Indians! Fancy that: West Indians being called East Indians ST......Read More
Categories: south africa, 12th grade, bible, christian,
Form: Bio
..."Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere" Martin Luther King Jr. Why injustice till now? Some leaders like Martin Luther King Jr Felt the real pressure of injustice And tri......Read More
Categories: south africa, business, feelings, work,
Form: Free verse
Luanda 1974
...Luanda 1975 It was a fraught time in Luanda, the rebel army (freedom fighters) was closing in on Luanda, leaving civilians exposed to rape, murder and pillage. The Portuguese army had dastardly......Read More
Categories: south africa, absence, abuse, africa,
Form: Blank verse
Oh Black Americans
...Oh! Black Americans,  Africa is your motherland And most Africans love you Not because you are called African Americans And lost your African mother tongues And cultures. Being called Amer......Read More
Categories: south africa, africa, america, black african
Form: Free verse

...SOUL BIRTH : 71 HORSTLEY STREET, DISTRICT SIX Swathed in golden fleece White light dancing Cigarette smoke twirls Waters break and gush Bright as the nearby ocean To say hello to the midwife......Read More
Categories: south africa, 12th grade, age, birth,
Form: Bio
Mother's Day 2023
... Congrats to those who bore children,or adopted babies and older kids who had to be "given," because we cannot thank you enough. Others who will start families, the family - even without your own......Read More
Categories: south africa, 12th grade, africa, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
Without U
...1 Since 1983, I spent each year With her, or reasonably near O to think I once was young, in love With U (USA) running from African woe That apartheid in South Africa Yet I hadn't planned to le......Read More
Categories: south africa, africa, america, feelings,
Form: Bio
...TRUTH 3 Truth shot point blank through the centre of her forehead Blood spurting, soiling fine furs of humanoids at play with slick lies and shallow Hansard words They try to acupuncture T......Read More
Categories: south africa, 12th grade, change, conflict,
Form: Personification
...TRUTH 2 Truth came to stroke, hold with joke sprinkle justice and joy transform lies with tears lift hearts from holes with bells on her toes Out of the dirt, up the stairs eating mushroom......Read More
Categories: south africa, deep, emotions, encouraging, feelings,
Form: Personification
...TRUTH 1 Truth came from the purest of pure the smell of pine between toes endure from crystal streams where trout shimmer like rainbow dreams From seagulls on wing Willows wh......Read More
Categories: south africa, deep, emotions, inspiration, inspirational,
Form: Personification
...What happened yesterday Can change  today. When a person understands His" her" capacity He "she" can not see borders To enter some world competitions Where racism and injustice Are not pri......Read More
Categories: south africa, 12th grade, africa, america,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member UBUNTU
... There was an anthropological study conducted on the children of an African tribe… that I shall attempt as best I can…in this poem…to now describe. A basket of fruit was placed under a tree…the ......Read More
Categories: south africa, love,
Form: Rhyme
...When a tribalism person laugh at a racism person , it is like twin brothers mocking on themselves. When someone who is  xenophobic laugh at a hater , it is like two best friends mocking at each ot......Read More
Categories: south africa, 12th grade, forgiveness, humanity,
Form: Free verse
HAPPY FREEDOM DAY, in South Africa
...Freedom was preached, Millions of South Africans waited, Waiting for many years. The regime was very Hash to  some folks, And privileged the minority. Disadvantaged people Cried yearly, N......Read More
Categories: south africa, 12th grade, africa, celebration,
Form: Free verse

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