Matthias Pantaleon

Rookie - 439 Points (August 24,1984 / Oronija Island, Nigeria)

A Sorry State


Patriots languish, incarcerated and behead
We had them buried in oblivion
'The labour of our heroes past
Shall never be in vain'

Alas
Hunger had besiege our intestines
We travel at night
Only when we have oil
In our lantern

School have become a graveyard
Our libraries are but shadows
Peace is luxury; chaos is comfort
Man has ceased to be a neighbour
Man is but the terror
And the patriots are theme the enemies

Patriots languish; politicians lavish
The former incarcerated; the latter celebrated
Who had the best laugh is known to none
But Providence

Submitted: Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Edited: Thursday, June 12, 2014

Topic of this poem: life

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