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Satirical poem: State of the State.

State of the State.

The state of the State is like a baby's
diaper; wet in some places and loosed in
some places. The level we are is just
requests from common men, not their voices.
Tell me, what life is it, when birds can flap
and cannot chirp? We are birds with no tongue.

For, when one stands to fight, common men stands
to watch his fall yet calls God — He's unfair,
"You watch them kill him, who is our saviour?"
Who saves than he that has once witnessed pain
as spark of flame from an extinguished fire?
Yea, Saviours need no holes in their lined hands.

For, God doesn't do everything Himself,
He leaves some for some good devils to do.
When hundred feet comes, it's marriage, and when
thousands comes, corruption speaks within them.
Some things eyes could not see when opened, yet
are they, things that close the eyes when lips moves.

Power in wrong hands is as bang'ng banger;
What good does it? Blackout, pass out, light fades.
For, God doesn't do everything Himself,
He leaves some for some good devils to do.
Corruption isn't corruption, it rots
in covetousness that breathes in ev'ry home.

Akinwale Peace Akindayo
Philip Peace

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