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Soweto Poems - Poems about Soweto

Soweto Poems - Examples of all types of poems about soweto 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 soweto.
Thrill The Thriller
... Let me play you violin I hope you will dance Don't mind how to begin Till you loose all steps into trance And wonder if you've been therein I don't mind if it hurts My fingers and my ......Read More
Categories: soweto, africa, art, birthday, celebration,
Form: Rhyme

South Africa
...South Africa The rainbow paled in South Africa the end of apartheid has ended, freedom for all. Not quite, the poor in Soweto are getting poorer. The difference it now consists of white poor a......Read More
Categories: soweto, africa, anti bullying, color,
Form: Blank verse
S Africa
...Africa South Africa is a ramshackle state When it got rid of apartheid the people Of Soweto did get the spoil But are poorer than before The ANC is corrupt and sinking deeper into the mire Of c......Read More
Categories: soweto, conflict, confusion, courage,
Form: Blank verse
...MY HERO This is a brand new truth so give me focus attention, in spite of all I've been through life keep challenging me, just realizing am on a sinking ship, following folks in friendship hop......Read More
Categories: soweto, hero,
Form: Rhyme
...AFRICA’S PUBERTY When puberty sets in, The wind feels good on A little leg and thigh, Some belly button And budding bottom. Tattooed dames, Sexily renamed From Elizabeth And Isabelle, To L......Read More
Categories: soweto, woman, youth,
Form: Blank verse

Crossing the White Line
... Ebony drunk and burnt rubber sienna swerving, I crossed the white line ... And tragically, with emotional intensity, word vehicular hit a vanilla-colored human being My coal sens......Read More
Categories: soweto, anxiety, color, psychological, race,
Form: Free verse
A place called home
...Born and raised in the streets of Soweto Ndofaya, kasi lama kasi is what i call it Grew up in search for gold all i found was coal A shack for a house but it was home The streets made you wi......Read More
Categories: soweto, education,
Form: I do not know?
..."Madiba" The currents keep up sparking up and down Such elegance, your life had more scenes than an epic flick Defined humanity you did, even in death you deserve a crown Singlehandedly you kept ......Read More
Categories: soweto, appreciation,
Form: ABC
Blood of Our Youth
...The Blood of Youth 16 June sad tune visible blood visible flood our beloved were killed we need to be healed an oppression discrimination the Soweto uprising the Soweto protesting so sa......Read More
Categories: soweto, violence,
Form: Narrative
ANC and Joe Slovo
...ANC and Joe Slovo ANC took on the white -run system and won, we hoped for a new free country an apartheid- free land The “Rainbow Nation sprung to life reconciliation, dancing in the streets......Read More
Categories: soweto, absence,
Form: Blank verse
ANC and Joe Slovo
...ANC and Joe Slovo ANC took on the white-run system and won, we hoped for a new free country an apartheid-free land The “Rainbow Nation sprung to life reconciliation, dancing in the streets,......Read More
Categories: soweto, absence,
Form: Blank verse
Children of Xenophobia
...Children of Xenophobia Children eating bullets and firecrackers Beggars of smile and laughter Silent corpses sleeping away fertile dreams Povo* chanting new nude wretched slogans Overstaye......Read More
Categories: soweto, abuse, addiction, africa, allegory,
Form: Free verse
Identity Apples
...Identity Apples iam a fat skeleton, resurrecting from the sad memories of dada and dark mysteries of aminism iam buganda i bleed hope i drip the honey of fortune makerere, think tank o......Read More
Categories: soweto, africa, analogy, anxiety, assonance,
Form: Didactic
Misfortune of a Poor
...Hey blokes…do you really know what life is…? Like living in the ghetto…any memories of Soweto…? Maybe you can’t…make me a chant… Yes…I know…because I grow… In the streets…where my feet… Would me......Read More
Categories: soweto, analogy, anger, appreciation, change,
Form: ABC
Jones Town
...Used to be a happy go around…later shrouded in frowns…? For many a birth places…what are the shades of their faces…? A log of many a cases…where are the words of their paces… Memories of a ghetto…......Read More
Categories: soweto, memory, , western,
Form: ABC

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