He carried me so harshly
I was found chewing lightly
I spat it out “Oh! Askari”
Policeman, Mister, Sir
City council officer
This rule you have put up
Now has me handcuffed!
*Askari – Swahili word for police
Written by: Akeda Mj Agesa
Edited by: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson
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