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All Protocols Observed (Politricks)

Updated on January 25, 2019

"Mr. President,

I am a ghetto resident

Born in abject penury

Frustrated by this Country's economy

Overlooked in the sharing of Government largesse

And some Senators are already looking obese.

I have seen great disappointment,

Political "jingoism" and dismemberment...

No basis for comparison anywhere:

Only tears, fears, evil and lack of care.

Ah! When will you do something

To add a few pence to my meagre shillings?

When I said this to the Senators, they laughed

and said no protocols were observed!"



"Vote for me

And I will give you plenty!

My first tenure was filled with challenges

But now, I've got the hang of this great Office

If you send me back with your precious mandate,

I will make all of you oil Magnates."

Mr. President, I've heard it all before

You are a traitor to the core

How dare you mistake our serene quietness

For crass stupidity and unabashed foolishness?

What happened in your first tenure,

We will write off as the mistake of the insecure

So I put it back to you - Remember, you laughed

I insist that all "protocols" be observed!


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    • minakay profile imageAUTHOR

      The Rev. Kelechi Timothy Francis 

      10 years ago from Rivers State, Nigeria

      I sure am. They are taking people for granted. So many are suffering but when it is time for elections, they give people bits and pieces and ask them for votes. Ashantina, it's disgusting to see...

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      Ashantina 

      10 years ago

      Speak brother, speak! I'm sensing that your a little bit unhappy with the current government..

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