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Below is the poem entitled GHETTO STORY which was written by poet timilehin obisakin. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The fame of glory,
They told me,
Our old father's story,
We were told we are holy,
Living the same life,
We are living stingy,
In penury we are happy,
What a pity!!!
Dirty gifts becomes an embraced thing,
Poverty reigns,
Injustice a king we behold,
Scolded truth in tune,
We were fooled,
That's the only way out,
Dishonesty the rule,
A way of life,
To a sound of their mind.

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  1. Date: 11/14/2012 4:00:00 PM
    Interesting work..Great topic on which write a work..Enjoyed reading your creativity..Sara

  1. Date: 11/14/2012 3:14:00 PM
    Nice to read your work today. Light & Love