Obinna Kenechukwu Eruchie

The Land Of Abundance In The Hands Of Unreason

In the land offering lush riches,
To care convey decent of needs.
Everything where flourishes,
And to harmony wide leads.

But politics by unreason ditches
Edifice of progress. For greed,
Runs the glitch that nourishes
Him to devour crude with speed.

To care he want not does for who fishes
For light dearly prized that succeeds
As flower each one cherishes,
Eden-like with pods it breeds.

Neither based is the land in his wishes
To boom, nor words bright does he heed
Of wisdom. His worth perishes,
For he clings not to light's creed.


NOTE:
The word crude in line 8, is a synonymn of the word crude oil.

Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 23, 2009
Poem Edited: Friday, June 10, 2011

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  • Cheung Shun Sang (9/26/2009 1:37:00 PM)

    Humble to confessed my english and IQ is not very good. Are you talking about vehicles. If so it must be great. Or are you talking about politics it is very good. or both then it is wonderful

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  • Kefentse SathekgeKefentse Sathekge (9/16/2009 6:44:00 AM)

    'Him to devour crude with speed' - nice touch there...

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  • Eyan Desir (9/15/2009 5:04:00 PM)

    Good write....
    This is a ten

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  • Catrina Heart (9/15/2009 3:11:00 AM)

    you have unravel the truth.........well spoken words of reality...........10+++

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  • Kelvin Karani (9/14/2009 12:11:00 PM)

    To be honest chief, I haven't sucked much from the poem. I need more time to go over it, word after word.

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  • Adeiza A. (9/13/2009 1:40:00 PM)

    Great contribution here...this is a true reflection of the 'Niger..' situation.

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  • there is a poet in me! (9/12/2009 8:26:00 AM)

    awesome write.... the problem and d greed very nicely told... well done...a 10++++ from me...

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  • Estrella Baldemosa (9/11/2009 2:12:00 AM)

    something to think about...well done, thanks for sharing

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  • Nikunj Sharma (9/8/2009 3:34:00 AM)

    Neither based is the land in his wishes
    To boom, nor words bright does he heed
    Of wisdom. His worth perishes,
    For he clings not to light's creed.

    very nice words...........fantastic poem. thanks for sharing

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  • Vijay Gupta (9/6/2009 7:15:00 AM)

    a good poem on greediness of human being or exploiters.
    pls read my poem be kind to the birds and little birds.........

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  • Prince Obed de la CruzPrince Obed de la Cruz (9/6/2009 7:07:00 AM)

    But politics by unreason ditches
    Edifice of progress. For greed,
    Runs the glitch that nourishes
    Him to devour crude with speed.

    great!

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  • Joshua Burgos (9/5/2009 9:43:00 PM)

    I give you a ten my friend I like it it was very deep

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  • Louis RamsLouis Rams (9/5/2009 4:29:00 PM)

    a problem so nicely told, but the greed never gets old.

    very good write a ten

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  • ZEYNEB SELEME (9/5/2009 12:38:00 PM)

    I have read with pleasure...
    your poems very nice,
    and compassion and sensitivity...
    You should always write...

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  • Autumn Jones (9/5/2009 8:27:00 AM)

    It is a good poem. written well and has nice rhythm and rhyme. Thanks for suggesting. I give it a 9.

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  • Ewa Espling (9/5/2009 4:39:00 AM)

    Dear Mr.Obinna

    A very intressting poem, ...... Im really looking forward to take my time and read more of your poems..

    ewa

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  • Maya Hershey (9/4/2009 3:47:00 PM)

    wow interesting poem.. very impressive.. keep on

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  • Luwi HabteLuwi Habte (9/4/2009 2:52:00 PM)

    obinna my friend
    this is nice one too
    wonderful poem
    luwi

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  • Daniel Richards (9/4/2009 11:11:00 AM)

    brilliantly executed poem as are most of yours and i will continue to peruse your work a 10 from me, please feel free to read my new work - The Holy Land - and The sadness of sorro

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  • Alex Gomez (9/4/2009 9:54:00 AM)

    An impressively executed rhythm with an enriched vocabulary and a topic that holds true in so many countries global, clearly an enlightened view. Marvelous work.

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