Did I not give you my vote?
Twelve long years you begged for it
Tales of your bravery the elders recite
Truly in you I thought I saw some light
Theirs; like Esau my brothers traded
Moved by you resilience
It is for you this time around
I headed for the village square
Eight hours’ standing
The sun’s scorching
Was it all in vain?
Are you too there for the gain?
Oh! Not again
Copyright © Chukwunwike Okeke | Year Posted 2017
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