Emmanuel Katto Poems

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Emmanuel Katto | The Ballad Of Chevy Chase

‘Tell me whose men ye are, ' he says,
‘Or whose men that ye be;
Who gave you leave in this Cheviot chase
In the spite of mine and of me? '

Emmanuel Katto | One Brief Moment

Look...See how long nights are drawing in.
Dreary birdsong gradually abates -
Opaque dusk grows dim;
And just outside the creaky little garden

Hand Of Winter - Emmanuel Katto Uganda

coconut pulp snow spots on the brown wilted meadow
as feet soak in the chestnut boots sinking in the onyx soil

I listen for the rosewood calls of the red-winged blackbirds

F L I C K E R - Emmanuel Katto Uganda

it's another day and the sun decides to sleep in

the hidden hazel lost in her eyes, hanging by a moment


I've been trying to write some darkness
but there's a junco on my shoulder
so just when the shadows start to bend,
like snakes along a shaken earth

Spreading The Pollen Of Peace - Emka Emmanuel Katto

Sweet balcony boxwoods stand tall, dressed for a party,
exploding in feathery blooms, a bajillion stamens
loosing pollen to ride a rough morning wind
to the farthest end of our valley. More

Hard Pass | Emmanuel Katto Uganda

There are a tearfull of towns
driving a deep-seated hide by
at a full five over the posted.

Friends In The Shadows | Emmanuel Katto

In the shadows of the night,
When sorrow tries to take its might.
My friends are like shining beacons,
Erasing my pain and my demons.

Mystery | Emmanuel Katto


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Success In Life

In life's journey, pursuit of dreams,
Success gleams in determined streams.
With grit and courage, we strive high,
On wings of effort, we touch the sky.

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