Twelve Truths To Live By, To Dwell By by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] Facts these are,Undisputed they stand,We have to come to terms with them,They are as real as the sun risesand goes down the same,One is,Life is unfair,You can't understand why,You can't tell why,Life has decided to choose you,Why it...

Edge of Sorrows by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] On a voyage,He had gone,The town awaits his arrival,Pestilence and sicknesses,Have taken their seats in their midst,Havoc and misfortune,Are their guests on each day,The atmosphere is tensed,Darkness looms over the town,Their priests can attest to it,They claim to...

Iroko by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] Among a forest of your likes,You stand out,Though flank by your likes,You are not hid under their shadows,Your roots,Strong, firm and fibrous,Travel far and wide,Your girth,The size of a dozen hand spans,Speaks volume of your transition,Your foliage,Rich, dense...

Boomerang by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] We complain they are adamant,Wilful and obstinate,We are the cause,We are to be blamed,We show too much,We oblige more than needed,We brandish beyond limit,Pleasures without restraint,They then run let like wild horses,Luxuries unbound,They hop like butterfliesfrom one flower...

The Journey of Six by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] There were six of us,Travellers and Sojourners,On the same path, we journeyed,On the same path, we walked,Until we parted ways,One left for a path he said,Led to a dream come true,It wasn't far too long,He sank into the...