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Lament on democracy

Two sides are the axis
In every question.
The only stupid question
Is the one never asked

When one end of the shore
Is infected by crowded greed
The other end not tread
Will be rumored as the cure.

Whereas both ends are paths
To the same governance fact.
Whether Hitler won or not
Dishonesty comes by default.

Don’t tell me of other homes
And how theirs have zero germs
Don’t tell me, who I am
Nor say to me, I am a scam

Ask yourself these questions
Are you in perfection
Do you hit fifty percent
Efficiency as a democrat?

I know you are not an Angel,
Our problem is not an emblem
But you and you among them
Who couldn’t win but joined them

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Onyeche Vincent Onyekachukwu

1 Comment

  1. Nina Bell says:

    “The only stupid question is the one never asked” I really had to reread this a few times. I recently watched the movie Vice and there is this scene where Christian bales character dick Chaney asks Steve carrell who plays Rumsfeld “But what do we believe in?” And he answered by hysterically laughing. The beginning of your poem made me think of that. Very Thought provoking and thank you for sharing!

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