Far and Gone by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] She lived in a world of her own,Oblivious of her surroundings,Nothing mattered to her,Her memory wipedclean as a slate,Nothing could bringher down memory lane,In a world of hersthough in a world of ours,I longed to see her,I longed...

Phantom Visit by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] He comes unannounced,As sleep takes over the body,He comes out of the blues,As the east wind blowsfrom the coast,The time He shows forth,None can tell,When the lurking God visits,Time is not a constraint,The day is not a barrier,He...

The Old and the New by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] A seething cauldron in his chambers,Two forces at war,Sex and salvation at loggerheads,The former with an unrelenting pull,The latter striving to permeate evenly,Married to one,In tumultuous affair with another,Head over heels in love with one,She looks like an...

Feathered Royal by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] She runs withthe agility of a sprinter,She walks with rigid steps,She jumps with quick, lightsteps as if in a hurdle race,Legs firm and sturdy,Long and erectlike bamboo sticks,She watches over her youngwith keen eyesight,The feet of the feathered...

Scar and Rage by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] Hoodwinked by one,Assaulted by three,She was burning with rage and revenge,She was zealous in taking a pound of flesh,She went on a pilgrimage,To seek his assistance,The assistance of a powerful wizard,To cast an irrevocable spell,On the perpetrators of...