tochukwu nwankpa

Rookie - 0 Points (12th february 1991 / Anambra state in Nigeria)

Corruption - Poem by tochukwu nwankpa

This saber toothed monster
on the prowl grinding everything in sight
tearing their flesh with its powerful tooth
in its eyes you see such ferocity
we are looking hopeless in his sight
shadows of honest men is rarely seen
for the truth is far from the scene
many a government has been devoured
democracy, theocracy, and every other cracy
fighting it alone is martyrdom
We can at least close our doors when we see it coming
We hope on God but not with folded hands


Comments about Corruption by tochukwu nwankpa

  • Silver Star - 3,844 Points Wahab Abdul (4/30/2013 1:57:00 PM)

    i love the thinking procedure...love it (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, September 20, 2013


[Hata Bildir]