Babalola Augustine Adeola

Rookie - 54 Points (August 26th,1990 / Lagos)

Evening News - Poem by Babalola Augustine Adeola

Bombs in the north
flood in the south.
Storm in the savannah
and the iron rod that claim lives...

The fraud in the house,
unseen project for us.
A presidential jet for him
new cars for them,
new tax for us...

Good school for the cities,
portable water.
But the bursted pipes for us.
Does it not make the evening news?

Tamedun stole a chicken,
and he went to rest for fourteen years
behind the bar.
While the terrorist will rest for just six months.

We fault the laws,
he kicks our ass.
They fault the law
and it gets amended
what an evening news!

Segun and uche made a discovery,
it was tagged the antagonist of the original
while the ministers son made one
and it made the evening news

Crazy world

Poet's Notes about The Poem

The Nigeria and African countries story.

Comments about Evening News by Babalola Augustine Adeola

  • Silver Star - 3,219 Points Babatunde Aremu (10/6/2012 2:40:00 PM)

    Great poem from great mind. Keep it up (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 0 Points James T. Abel Adesitimi (10/6/2012 7:47:00 AM)

    Bro you have a Nice poem here! I like the poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points James T. Abel Adesitimi (10/6/2012 7:44:00 AM)

    Bro you have a Nice poem here! I like the poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 6, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, October 6, 2012

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