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Emmett Poems - Poems about Emmett

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Why are you so loud
...ver four centuries later the year was 1619 the year is 2020 black lives mattered when jim crow was written and Emmett Till was lynched by two white men because a white woman lied testified under oath and lied so a black boy ......Read More
Categories: emmett, anger, betrayal, black african
Form: Free verse



Poem :: The Emmett Form
... Five lines can make poem. Lines should not be vile Can it bring a smile? Make it simple, wholesome. ......Read More
Categories: emmett, poems,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Whether By The Sun Of Day Or The Moon Of Night: Justice Waits
...ess of mind their whispering echoes are heard—echoes from wandering spirits whispering— that slaughtering murders of Emmett Till and other ebony souls be not forgotten. Now…in the dawning hours following low twelve… the moon faithfu......Read More
Categories: emmett, 12th grade, america, analogy,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Emmett Till
... Emmett Till Emmett Till Why was it you they had to kill Why did they drag you from your bed Why did they pistol whip ......Read More
Categories: emmett, black african american, dark,
Form: Rhyme
GHOST OF EMMITT TILL SPEAKS
...d. Aug. 28, 1955 My name is Emmett Till—and, no, I will not go away—I will not! It was long ago and far away— but not so far we can’t call it up -......Read More
Categories: emmett, black african american, death,
Form: Dramatic Monologue



An Emmett Poetry Form A Reply To Tom
...n see, similar my thoughts, torn! The form can be checked out here http://poetscollective.org/poetryforms/emmett/ ......Read More
Categories: emmett, poetry,
Form: I do not know?
Emmett Poetry - MOORLAND
...Mick E Talbot 2018... ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For more information on the Emmett poetry, please follow the link, thank you. #moorland #verdant #wilderness #glory #untouched......Read More
Categories: emmett, nature,
Form: I do not know?
Who Am I, by Daykia Clark
...I am Emmett Till. I was beaten to death, so how dare you go through everyday life complaining that it's "pure hell". I'd ......Read More
Categories: emmett, america, black african american,
Form: I do not know?
Texas Time In A Texas Town
...est legs I’d ever seen And I’m drunk in Del Rio again Fifty yard line seats to watch America’s team Roger, Troy, Emmett, Deon, Bullet Bob, what a dream Spent my whole pay check at a house in La Grange Partner, lets just say, it ain......Read More
Categories: emmett, city, culture, drink, football,
Form: Rhyme
Emmett Till
...Body left dissipated, obliterated, oh Emmett Till, Investigators could not tell if it was a human or mutilated road kill, his eye was gouged from his head, ......Read More
Categories: emmett, america, bereavement, black african
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thank you Daddy for Taking Jane and Me to the Circus
...acts. There were men on cycles, ladies on horses, strong giants with super-human forces. I guess I forgot about Emmett and bums, on the way home to sweet sleep I succumbed. Kathryn Collins February 2, 2014 ......Read More
Categories: emmett, slavery,
Form: Rhyme
F Bomb
...“F Bomb” By Nate Spears I got the heart of a man name Malcolm The visions of Martin Luther The tongue of Emmett Till The brains of Medgar Evers Can I get a window seat Away from defeat Can I get park for the kids to play Nex......Read More
Categories: emmett, black african american, courage,
Form: Lyric
1955 Was a Very Good Year
...ould have expected their eventual fates Of the civil rights movement I was only vaguely aware Dr. King, Rosa Parks, Emmett Till, though, were there Elvis Presley was then the very latest singing rage And appealed to screaming girls of......Read More
Categories: emmett, nostalgia, old, old,
Form: Rhyme
Emmett Till 2011
...ad witnessed The pure kiss from a black kid's lips Sound familiar? Somewhat if you know your history I nicknamed him Emmett Till Pure misery ......Read More
Categories: emmett, death, girlfriend-boyfriend, love, romance,
Form: I do not know?
Crazy is
...plete biographies and physical traits of every character in Twilight (or almost, at least). Crazy is when you write Emmett or Edward Cullen is hot on your homework instead of doing it. Crazy is downloading all of Twilight and New Mo......Read More
Categories: emmett, funny, teen, crazy,
Form: Free verse

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