samuel nze

Rookie (13th October 1980 / lagos, nigeria)

A Robber's Apologia - Poem by samuel nze

Dusk has arrived,
Cover for my game;
Vehemence is swifter,
It will be tonight.
Pa goes drinking,
Ma will be asleep;
Siblings are hampered,
The dark woos.
Purpose denies malice,
I bear Earth no ill;
She toughened my resolve,
Gave me weapons too.
I must survive,
So too my kin;
We have no fault,
Except to be poor.

Comments about A Robber's Apologia by samuel nze

  • (4/3/2005 5:53:00 AM)

    Simple and effective use of words. (Report) Reply

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  • (3/16/2005 12:59:00 PM)

    So you say, O thief. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, February 7, 2005

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