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Something Tells Me

Updated on January 25, 2019

Musing about Life

 Something tells me

that life is a story

with yesterday, a lesson in history

Today, a new act for posterity

and tomorrow still wrapped in mystery

with corruption everywhere

men looting everything to share

with leadership, a terrible sham

and our Nation - a big, unproductive farm!

With love reduced to mere semantics

One and all playing the sport of gymnastics

Brother, Sister, Father - betrayer

And mother, known negatively throughout the area.

Divorce, as regular as the next clean breath

and Suicide - the latest exit strategy - death.

Hope no longer rising in breasts oppressed

and sorrow hanging like a forlorn crest

There's no improvement in the plight of the poor

The rich get richer and still find time to go to war

Children are abandoned to fate - no less

As adults frustrate the generation they are meant to bless

Extra-marital affairs - a must for today's society

Abhorrent deeds mar the face of a once trusted posterity!

Pain is palpable as the world seems to crumble

With Haiti, Pakistan and Thailand taking an environmental tumble

Something tells me that we are on the verge of insanity

And I greatly fear for this present race of humanity!

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    • minakay profile imageAUTHOR

      The Rev. Kelechi Timothy Francis 

      10 years ago from Rivers State, Nigeria

      Thanks to you all. You inspire me to write with your own hubs.

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      garynew 

      10 years ago from Dallas, TX and Sampran, Thailand

      i really like your writing/poetry style.

    • prasetio30 profile image

      prasetio30 

      10 years ago from malang-indonesia

      I love how your heart touch to others. That's the big happiness for humankind. Thanks for showing me the beautiful of your heart. God bless you!

      Prasetio:)

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      NikiiLeeReyes 

      10 years ago

      oooo

      So deep--

      I can feel it in my bones.

      Wow

      you've gained yourself a new follower--

      Voting UP, UP,UP!

      -nikki

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