The Black Boy by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] Every black boy everywhere,The strength of resilience,Hard work is not a scare. Every black boy everywhere,The dignity of purpose,Persistence is ingrained. Every black boy in a foreign land,There’s a call to duty,Strengthen those weary hands. Every black boy...

Mama’s Cradle by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] Go to that ground,Where redemption will be found,Go to that place,Abide in freedom’s embrace. Open the door out of the night,Walk to the light,Don’t be distraught by the mirror,Redemption is nearer. The sun will smile at usif we...

Mosaic of Emotion by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] Holding myself not to fall apart,I’m chauffeured by dawn’s cart,Each day with its fight,It’s a tenacious walk into light. A mysterious hand strives to reach for me,I sail on a turbulent sea,It’s a world in the dark,I search...

Township Terror by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] There is a place that doesn't go to sleep,From dawn to dusk,Nothing changes,Desire is on the run. There is a place where ambition and rivalry are birthed,Sycophants seize the day,Sing their praises and the door is left...

Mama’s Scarf by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] It doesn’t go out of her sight,It even goes to bed with her,An emblem of her devotion,A sign of her consecration. Time has brought it her way,Age has bound them together,The day doesn’t see her uncovered,An allegiance...