Jolomi Amuka

(Lagos)

Masquerade's Retort


The Shepard looks over his flock
With wordily nobility.
He shrieks, he mocks,
With whips, he talks.
They baah, they rock,
Next time he draws his hand, perhaps they flee.
However, in cataclysmic times,
White sheep turn black,
And scare crows won't scare crows,
But scare folks,
Leaving room for a boisterous mortal feast.

Submitted: Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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