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honesty is an orphan

today, thieves at police station are free
they even cry "take me to the station"
because they know freedom lies in bondage;
i mean the bail grants and one-sided charge —
b'cause they're also thieves living honestly.
they're thieves living candidly with crook'd hand.

and they said jungle justice is not good:
sola robbed charlie, raped his wife and got
arrested. charlie paid half of his own properties before he could collect them,
sola went on 2 years...i mean 1 year
free living in the cell and rob again.

they said death is better than being blind, what
then should we say when we're not blind nor dead?
we are canoeing without a paddle;
honesty is broken into chunks and
truth 's restless as fish in troubled waters.

honesty is an orphan.

Akinwale Peace Akindayo
Philip Peace
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