We shall vote with our consciences

Written by: Adesitimi Taiwo Damilola

" WE SHALL VOTE 
WITH  OUR  
CONSCIENCES"

Let us cast our minds 
back to '1983' massacre
When inking our thumbs 
were as inking our 
death-warrants
We exercised our 
franchise in peace
But the result was 
given in pieces
We roared against it !!
Our roars were 
silenced by gun
Then,   
Roads were littered with 
human-bones
And frozen bloods in 
our drainages
Homes were razed to 
flame
The hands of Akure 
sons were drumming
-the broken-wall in 
sorrow
And her daugthers 
were dancing in anguish
To the feast of war
Today,
We shall vote with our 
Consciences
To elect our favourite 
not an alien
-Who came from 
beyond to rule our 
within
My people!
Help me to tell 'PDP'
We can no longer stay 
under their teared-
umbrella
Where our heads 
expose to sun's rays
Tell 'ACN' brooms can 
no Longer sweep away 
our banes
Tell 'LP' it's done whats 
good
Our consciences'll say 
maybe 'LP' to stay or go
All I know is that;
We shall vote with our 
consciences.
Poet: Adesitimi Taiwo.