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Emmett Poems - Poems about Emmett

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Premium Member Unnecessary Roughness
...Here lies Emmett Kermit Lavender Whose time was summarily cut short When he insulted his English professor With an unnecessaril......Read More
Categories: emmett, humorous,
Form: Epitaph



Premium Member In Memory of Emmett Till
...My mind cannot erase the memory of Emmett Till I often dream about his badly-mutilated body – The fourteen-year-old Black lad mercilessly beaten To deat......Read More
Categories: emmett, anti bullying, black african
Form: Free verse
Premium Member CRT 101
...simple as that. Let the truth be told. That’s critical race theory. THIS SPACE RESERVED FOR SALLY HEMINGS & EMMETT TILL ......Read More
Categories: emmett, community, conflict, education, prejudice,
Form: Other
Premium Member LIGHT AT THE END OF TUNNEL HILL
...Y MISTRESS OF DARKNESS SEMI DIVORCED SCEILP LEVEL THE HUMAN RACE ONE CLICK CLOSER BELLS OF SAINT MARY’S AIRY AND EMMETT STREET HIGH CLOUDS OVER PHILLY RAY CHARLES ON A LONELY NIGHT VIRGINIA NEVER HAD A FAVORITE LOVER ......Read More
Categories: emmett, allegory, society,
Form: List
Premium Member AIRY AND EMMETT STREET
...Airy Wells and Emmett Street were working class kids, Just shy of a high school diploma. Airy’s mom had a habit of drinking too much.......Read More
Categories: emmett, addiction, death, poverty, relationship,
Form: Ballad



Premium Member Clowns
...g "Send In The Clowns" by Sinatra? I reckon folks even heard it who reside in faraway Sumatra. Long gone is famed Emmett Kelly who portrayed "Weary Willie", And the great Red Skelton whose hilarious skits were so silly! Alas, th......Read More
Categories: emmett, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
what i stand for
...i stand for what you don't cause what i want..i stand for a consciousness of peace and be still when i think of emmett till..i stand for what you don't cause that's what i won't stand for but for a consciousness of peace and be stil......Read More
Categories: emmett, america,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
The Lynching of Emmett Till
... Chicago native Emmett Till would no longer be alive after he was lynched in the state of Mississippi in 1955. Till was on summer vaca......Read More
Categories: emmett, america, history, murder,
Form: Rhyme
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
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?

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