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Instilled in a Slave

Instilled in a Slave

A Poem by Bennyb15


This poem is about the pains of slavery
1812

1812

A Story by Some Random Person.


In Author's note. It was a Social Studies project.... Hope you enjoy!
Home

Home

A Story by Buniheart


Home is were the river flows, Humming through the willows. Home is milkweed in your hair, With hemlock moss your pillows. Home, if only you could ..
Watermelon Sugar

Watermelon Sugar

A Poem by Arly Parent


In watermelon sugar lies the death of a man, doing the only thing only a watermelon can lay low the giant straight, dark, and tall beat d..
Angel of Tobago

Angel of Tobago

A Poem by Solomon


I left Tobago on a gypsy boat: six womenand a barrel full of wine; rock-ginger and a manwith blue eye. The sun made us thirst.We threw our dresses int..
Child of the sand

Child of the sand

A Poem by David Rouken


We are equal, but none could be less so. A poem written for an English assignment, hope you like it?
Half-Original

Half-Original

A Poem by Abdul Batin Osman Bey


Sometimes I feel a bit lonely
Black Woman : I Love You

Black Woman : I Love You

A Poem by Dee Brown


A poem about the struggles, essence and successes of the Black Woman.
Communalism

Communalism

A Poem by Abdul Batin Osman Bey


The goal of all Spirituality and Anarchism
Heavy Quotes and Button Strings:The Words I Learned in College

Heavy Quotes and Button Strings:The Words I Learne..

A Poem by Arly Parent


It's been a rough semester. These are quotes of things I've heard throughout the past...5-6 months (with maybe a few outliers) from just...too many pe..
Colour Blind

Colour Blind

A Poem by Cici Garcia


The people watch me. They stare at my every move like I’m some sort of sideshow. They become frightened when the topic of ethnicity comes up..
Egyption Rat

Egyption Rat

A Chapter by Saki Kikkio


chapter 2
Greener Grasses

Greener Grasses

A Poem by The Blood Poet


A poem about Sickle Cell Anemia. (Previously published in "The Great Black North: Contemporary African Canadian Poetry")
Safari

Safari

A Poem by The Blood Poet


a strange blue painting a gurney the sound of a blood pressure pump the smell of antiseptic an abandoned wheelchair an old wom..
My Heart

My Heart

A Poem by The Blood Poet


On Wednesday I had an echocardiogram done an ultrasound for the heart to check to make sure everything was ok. For the first time in ..
Fatigue

Fatigue

A Poem by The Blood Poet


as a kid I felt I could never catch up with my friends with my homework physically or catch my breath everything felt like I was ru..
The Empire of the Soul

The Empire of the Soul

A Poem by The Blood Poet


the sacred wound a sacred life the womb that no knife can cut. The tribe migration deeper into the mountains looking fo..
Belly Wisdom

Belly Wisdom

A Poem by The Blood Poet


the sacred wound a sacred life the womb that no knife can cut. The tribe migration deeper into the mountains looking ..
Amadi

Amadi

A Poem by Dana Alsamsam


written from the perspective of a working age african man in chicago whose funding from the government has expired.

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