All I Give Away by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] These I wrote for you,These I kept for you,These books I archived for you,Everyday,Page by page I wrote,Everyday,Page after page I imprint,Those words unsaid,Those words unexpressed,Of how much deepfrom within I care,Of how much wider than the sea,My...

Much Never Did by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] I sought for it,I desired it,With it I'll be complete,It came in bits,It came in partial whole,I wanted more,Complete and total,Fame and popularity,These I craved for,Wealth and power,These I earnestly desired,I want them at my beck and call,I...

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...