Edward Kofi Louis

Gold Star - 409,952 Points (13th October 1961 / Accra, GHANA)

Dictator - Poem by Edward Kofi Louis

You overthrew a dictator in power and,
You became another dictator yourself!
So what can you now teach me?

I have heard the cry as a woman in labour,
And like the wind too strong to stand!
So wash your heart from wickedness,
For the alarm of war is closer at your doorsteps.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 26, 2010

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