2014

Poem By umoh cyril

they said change is upon us,
they said things will be better,
they said security will be on us,
they said we will live happier,

they said we have nothing to worry,
they said 2014 marks the year of greatnes,
they said it will be a year that we will be merry,
they said there will be no trace of sadness,

what about now my leaders,
are you sure of your promises,
the streets are full of mourners,
everybody is weary of the enemies,

the kidnaping of girls,
the rising mass murders,
makes my life swirls,
everytime i see posters of dead soldiers,

the streets are stained red,
where they killed my best friend,
from the inside thats where i bled,
seeing the agony of his mother by his bed,

this era where we die for no reason,
lives wasted like it meant nothing,
it all feels like a bloody hunting season,
where you get killed for doing nothing,

there is too much sadness here,
what about those hopefull promises,
we need a miracle here,
to conquer this bloody nemesis,

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