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I won’t forget

They’ll mute whimpers and cover wounds again
that’s what we thrive at!
But, I will not tire from openly speaking my mind
I will not change
Tough times are here, tough times toughen me enough to stand still amidst the hailstones of insults and ridicule.
I won’t let myself forget;
That I’m still Ramogi
That I’m still Luo, still Nyang’
That Justice is a word I can still spell blindfolded
That in its absence justice is a scab that mightn’t heal
even with the healing potency of time
That history is a sadistic puppeteer
crippling today’s possibilities with past misgivings
And If I ever forget
I will find myself on my grandpa’s grave
an ornament in hand
I will chant Jaduong’s name countless times
I will praise his love, his strength of character
And he’ll perhaps teach me how to read my palms; the graveyard of our warriors, spiritualists, and seers
And I’ll count the bones broken by hands of time
lives lost for justice
And I’ll accept that Justice is a costly pursuit
We can never afford it
They’ll teach me how not to be led by stomach
My palms I’ll read again
Just to confirm my real name when they brand me anew
I won’t let myself forget that I’m still Ramogi

Cry For Justice

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Greed Poisons Souls

Greed poisons souls

It’s a cancer some inherit from the old

While some cultivate it with their own hoes

They never get satisfied, these ambitious whores

 

In their world exist no laws

They create them, laws for the broke

We elect them, from us they rob

You blow whistle, to your grave you’re gone

 

They have no limits, the greedy bastards

Once followers, they made us scavenging rascals

We demonstrate, their swords are out of scabbards

They are now killers, knew them as land grabbers

 

To children they inflict painful wounds

No balls on their playgrounds

Just guns, teargas and police dogs

It’s a curse being here, where injustice abounds

 

 

Greed Poisons souls
Children served Teargas while protesting grabbing of school playground by a politician