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Below is the poem entitled I SPEAK which was written by poet Akinbobola Adeyemo. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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I speak for the people
Who look to the future
With eyes blinded by poverty and lack
All seeing nothing
People tired of broken promises
Shattered dreams
And battered existences
Masses tired of insensitive leaders
Tyrants masqueraded as saints
We Fed up with all this gross insecurity
And shear uncertainty
About economics
We do not even understand
Masses who wake up everyday
With nothing but curses for their fatherland
Masses coerced to bend their will consistently
And continuously tortured by the snare of the powerful
Frightful of the woes
That come with rebellion
I speak for those
Unsure of what tomorrow brings….

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  1. Date: 4/19/2012 9:56:00 AM
    The sun is shining bright here this morning in Ohio and I am enjoying reading some very interesting and excellent writing. So happy to see yours among the ones I am able to read this fine day before I get busy. Have a wonderful day and thank you so much for sharing your poetry with us Akinbobola. Love, Carol

    Adeyemo Avatar Akinbobola Adeyemo
    Date: 5/5/2012 8:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you too for reading
  1. Date: 4/19/2012 9:11:00 AM
    a poem with a bite. I like this. keep writing let your voice be heard.

    Adeyemo Avatar Akinbobola Adeyemo
    Date: 5/5/2012 8:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks for the comment