samuel nze

Rookie (13th October 1980 / lagos, nigeria)

I Feel Like Crying - Poem by samuel nze

I feel like crying
When I remember the loss
The Tsunami disaster
That shook our hearts
I feel like crying when I
See the tears fall down
A victim's cheek
Feel her wish it never happened
I think of my own poverty
I shudder at the depravity
And mediocrity that is Africa
I am saddened by the greed
Of leaders who
Instead of seeking to save the lost
Continue to waste
What is left.

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Read poems about / on: africa, greed, poverty, loss, remember, lost

Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 24, 2005

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