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Below is the poem entitled Culprits which was written by poet L'nass Shango. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Cops are the state in uniform
Umpires bribed to play the devil's game
Law compromised by blind norm
Police that brings democracy to shame
Revenue and bribe are human flaws
Interdict this justice and free the poor
Trodden down by the oppressors'cause.
Shame on your silence, your dinner of gore!


Is this revenge for tresspassing at a tree
Or for the cross our fee
I am not candidate for earth's mystery
My solution is no more misery.
What have we become, have gone back
To the primeval night
The bruising dungeon and the gory rack?
So much of trust in flight
From policemen doing political cleansing
And tending lame excuse
The curriers of the guns are pretending
The law inflicts on us abuse.
There goes the wachman, there goes crime
The killer killing all the time.

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  1. Date: 9/5/2012 11:43:00 AM
    I am so happy to have time to read some wonderful poetry today. Glad yours was one of the pieces I was able to read L'nass. Thank you for sharing your writing with us. Love, Carol