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No More by Christo Crous

[tabby title="Poem"] My old African brother was weak. My old African sister was meek. This was all fathers will. What say did I have? Strength lies with the newborn, Yet the old still fight for a future that's not theirs....

Water by Christo Frederick Crous

[tabby title="Poem"] A simple life needs the flow, Yet a drip bears no conscious grip. How will our children grow? If we can't give a sip. The time was now. The searing sun scars our lip. Would the drip glow?...

African Black Brother by Christo Frederick Crous

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Black brother. You are not black. You are not the shadow in power, Neither are you the wounds you lick. The mud made us both shine, We stood the test of time, We stand on...

Salient Man by Christo Frederick Crous

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Do you see the chains are gone. Yet you dance bearing thorns, A Crown of African bone Now Ancestors have hope in soil. Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika rise higher Better than spear or fire. Rival arts...

May I Compare Thee To a Fine Day by Christo Crous

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]A sun that burns the day A cloud that hides away The chortling caws Please love, don't pause. Blue birds fly by, A scent so bent, All is not spent. Please love, don't cry. Bats...