End of an Era by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] A necessary change,No longer a bandwagon with the masses,The voices of the downtroddenmust be heard,No longer a fusion with sycophants,The cries of the oppressed must ring through,We're no more puppets pulled by strings,Dancing to inhuman dictates,We refuse to...

Creating Communities by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] Rich neighbours on the other side,Separated and secluded,A walled community,Same people, same colour,Same skin, same root,Alienated in their world,Racism and town planning,Racism and partitioning,A defect of decades,A recalcitrant plague,People viewed with eyes of contempt,People of different skin but...

In Her Song We Still See Her by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] The dream in the music,The art on the stage,Life in the music,Innate ability and devotion,Made her a formidable force,A diva and songstress,She hit the crescendo of the music industry,She lived in the spotlight,She was haloed by lights and...

The Woman by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] The guiding touch,The leading hand,The flashlight,The listening ear,The observing eyes,The compassionate. Mother’s touch,Nothing else is needed,Where love lives,Is where a mother resides,Where the table is set,Is where the mother chauffeurs the home. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Thompson I. Emate...

From the Deep by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] For the record,For the memory,For the gloom,For the sunshine,Archives of the soul,Parchments of remembrance,Notes from yesterday,Diary of memories,Chapbook of tomorrow. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Thompson I. Emate is a graduate of the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. His keen...