Top 100 Poems About: DISCRIMINATION


In this page, poems on / about “discrimination” are listed.
  • 1.
    I, Too

    I, too, sing America.

    I am the darker brother.
    They send me to eat in the kitchen read more »

    Langston Hughes
  • 2.
    Caged Bird

    The free bird leaps
    on the back of the wind
    and floats downstream
    till the current ends read more »

    Maya Angelou
  • 3.
    Cross

    My old man's a white old man
    And my old mother's black.
    If ever I cursed my white old man
    I take my curses back. read more »

    Langston Hughes
  • 4.
    Merry-Go-Round

    Where is the Jim Crow section
    On this merry-go-round,
    Mister, cause I want to ride?
    Down South where I come from read more »

    Langston Hughes
  • 5.
    Cultural Exchange

    In the Quarter of the Negroes
    Where the doors are doors of paper
    Dust of dingy atoms
    Blows a scratchy sound. read more »

    Langston Hughes
  • 6.
    Still I Rise

    You may write me down in history
    With your bitter, twisted lies,
    You may tread me in the very dirt
    But still, like dust, I'll rise. read more »

    Maya Angelou
  • 7.
    Enslaved

    Oh when I think of my long-suffering race,
    For weary centuries despised, oppressed,
    Enslaved and lynched, denied a human place
    In the great life line of the Christian West; read more »

    Claude McKay
  • 8.
    Madam and Her Madam

    I worked for a woman,
    She wasn't mean--
    But she had a twelve-room
    House to clean. read more »

    Langston Hughes
  • 9.
    The Little Black Boy

    My mother bore me in the southern wild,
    And I am black, but oh my soul is white!
    White as an angel is the English child, read more »

    William Blake
  • 10.
    Beautiful City

    Beautiful city

    Beautiful city, the centre and crater of European confusion,
    O you with your passionate shriek for the rights of an equal read more »

    Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • 11.
    Quandary

    Never have I been glad or sad
    That there was such a thing as bad.
    There had to be, I understood,
    For there to have been any good. read more »

    Robert Frost
  • 12.
    A Dream Of Whitman Paraphrased, Recognized And Made More Vivid By Renoir

    Twenty-eight naked young women bathed by the shore
    Or near the bank of a woodland lake
    Twenty-eight girls and all of them comely
    Worthy of Mack Sennett's camera and Florenz Ziegfield's read more »

    Delmore Schwartz
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