Leonard Dabydeen

Bronze Star - 2,125 Points (Guyana)

Gold Corrruption (Guyana) - Poem by Leonard Dabydeen

Tell me nuh
ah who ah tief
de gole:
one han'
ah shake de basket
de nex han'
ah full pocket;
gole digga
nah get kinnah-
anyting you get
is bettah than notting;
sometimes two tief
ah mek Gad laff
and one man trash
is a nadda man treasha
is dat wha mek
dankee a laff
so loud.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Many companies and pockets of traders attempt to carry on gold mining in Guyana, South America. But gold mining corruption thwart any successful attempt in the process.Sometimes one man steals from the other, or there is bribery in the mining privileges.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 17, 2012

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