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Convictions [Convictions]

Whether I be impaled
like the old “Church Of Christ”
did to many a martyr great
or thrown in dungeon dark,
like many a tyrant has done;

Whether those within whose power
lies my fate to decide
choose silence, to keep in brute conspiracy,
I shall make my voice heard
that men might know where I stand

Whether I be made a slave or worse
I shall make my conscience free,
And tell of convictions deep;
that man, and man alone, should choose
the way his life be governed.

meet the poet: Lawrence David Ugah

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