tochukwu nwankpa

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

Corruption


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

Submitted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 20, 2013

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