Edmond Nsheuko


Trouble within


Greed and selfishness,
Trademark of a nation
Misery and hopelessness,
burden of its people

Yesterday oppressed,
Today’s oppressors

Who shall we blame,
If no our own self?
Who shall we blame,
If not our own people?

Paradigm of failure,
Archetype of frustration
Cited as example
Of everything gone wrong

No value,
No respect

Who shall we blame,
If not our own self?
Who shall we blame,
If not our own people?

Submitted: Sunday, October 18, 2009
Edited: Sunday, October 18, 2009

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