Kubiat Bassey

Rookie - 113 Points (February 1996 / Kaduna state)

The Coming Messiah - Poem by Kubiat Bassey

The hour draws nigh
For the coming messiah
What shall he be?
What shall our eyes behold?

Shall false prophets rise?
Proclaiming deeds never to be done?
Shall hungry sycophants
Shower upon him praises
That resound doom?
How many shall be sacrificed
To make way for the messiah?

the hour draws nigh
For the coming messiah
The clock ticks
While the people talk

Topic(s) of this poem: politics

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem was inspired by the current state of my country Nigeria. as our elections draw near, there are lot promises made by aspirants of various political offices.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 9, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, March 9, 2015

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