Top 100 Poems About: AFRICA

In this page, poems on / about “africa” are listed.
  • 1.
    A Far Cry From Africa

    A wind is ruffling the tawny pelt
    Of Africa, Kikuyu, quick as flies,
    Batten upon the bloodstreams of the veldt.
    Corpses are scattered through a paradise. read more »

    Derek Walcott
  • 2.
    Harlem [dream Deferred]

    What happens to a dream deferred?

    Does it dry up
    like a raisin in the sun? read more »

    Langston Hughes
  • 3.
    A Memorial Of Africa


    Upon a rock I sat-a mountain-side,
    Far, far forsaken of the old sea's lip; read more »

    George MacDonald
  • 4.
    A Toast To Africa

    From a goblet of rarest and richest red gold,
    Encrusted with jewels of value untold, read more »

    Carrie Williams Clifford
  • 5.

    Childhood rememberances are
    always a drag if you're Black read more »

    Nikki Giovanni
  • 6.
    A Negro Love Song

    Seen my lady home las' night,
    Jump back, honey, jump back.
    Hel' huh han' an' sque'z it tight,
    Jump back, honey, jump back. read more »

    Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • 7.
    An Echo From Africa

    Da ruction happen by Nicko's place
    Las' week, in da deada da night.
    Da copper he very near cop da case
    Accounta da fish-shop fight read more »

    Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
  • 8.
    Homage To My Hips

    these hips are big hips.
    they need space to
    move around in.
    they don't fit into little read more »

    Lucille Clifton
  • 9.
    An African Elegy

    In the groves of Africa from their natural wonder
    the wildebeest, zebra, the okapi, the elephant, read more »

    Robert Duncan
  • 10.

    A thousand years of darkness in her face,
    She turns at last from out the centurys' blight
    Of labored moan and dull oppression's might,
    To slowly mount the rugged path and trace read more »

    Joseph Seamon Cotter
  • 11.
    A Trip Through Africa

    All the noises, all the sounds, asleep.
    Under seven streams sleeps fear.
    And the elephant, so deep in sleep,
    That you can sneak up, cut off his ear. read more »

    Abraham Sutzkever
  • 12.
    Irritable Mystic

    — "mu" fifth part —

    His they their
    we, their he
    his was but if read more »

    Nathaniel Mackey
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