POLITICIAN

You may be a politician who sells promises But never delivers the goods Using your country, for your benefit You are a leech sucking Life blood Deserving nothing but the fire of hatred From your own people Or you may become a politician Who faithfully serves for the peoples’ sake...

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TRAITORS OF PRINCIPLES

They shun vigour and rigour pitch their tents near the hut of ineptitude… Mediocres passing off as statesmen! They forced us our dismembered spirit to kiss the dust laid a wreath on our tomb while still alive hobnobbing with decayed morality… Pretenders in garb of defenders! They feast on our...

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NIGERIAN HIGHWAY SCENE

It was a gathering of different thoughts The collusion of various minds “You need to follow the gospel” Is the voice of one “Get this for your health” Is for the other What is happening to this nation? Ask a patriotic citizen Says the other, “It is our leaders” “She...

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WHEN WE RULED

  They were no soldiers to point guns Our buttocks were saved from their crunching boots The khaki men were inside the hole of their destiny It was of a bitter pleasure To pronounce our maimed height: Breed of permanent mourners. Resonate the appeal for death Along an unending boulevard:...

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STAINED PROMISES

  O politician, I call unto you You must mind the words I speak to you Your tired people can no longer abjure So I come to you, I pray, I adjure We never believed in politicians’ many promises Showered on us when they leave your palaces But your words...

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OUR DEAR POLITRICKIANS

I’ll write you a poem inked with my blood and rhymed on this sad note of shame My dear ‘politrickians’ I’ll birth your evil-deeds with the tears of the masses O! Sweet are your words that lock our sour minds in the jail of promises Heaven is in them when...

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VOTER’S CURSE

Under angry sun,we stood to vote you inin scattered lanes. Lips dipped in honey bottles;you used them brilliantly,stole our heart with your liesenchanted us with deceit! Your eyes sold you to lust.Now, there’s nothing to show,after your forth year reign! But our roads are still dust filled;our throats are still...

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HOUSE OF LIES

Was it not last August With their sugary and honey tongues They came to us peddling lies We bought their falsehood! “My people do not worry You problems will soon be over” Again for them we trooped out In file, like ants on a mission Our finger prints attested Some...

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CORPORATE CRIMINALS

These corporate criminals Are honest liars Holy thieves And gentle killers They campaign from North to South Relentlessly through East and West Spewing beautiful lies ‘We will build Chicken Republic in your parlors’ ‘Your sons will study medicine in Oxford’ These corporate criminals Are gentlemen with rotten minds Their purses...

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