Treasure Island

Babatunde Aremu


Pen Robbers' Cult


Ink from the nibs
Drops of pens
Stain the plain sheets
Like the venom of a snake
Our resouces are poisoned
Into their individual pockets
Via bribes and kickbacks as proceeds
From the drops of their ink.

It is a league of pen robbers
It is a clique of robbers
They are clientele of rogues
Sucking the nation dry
With the nips of their pens
Till the land is depraved
By the arrows of their cultic pen
They steal our precious black gold
And wreck havoc in the land

Submitted: Monday, March 25, 2013
Edited: Monday, March 25, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Pen Robbers' Cult by Babatunde Aremu )

Enter the verification code :

  • Anthony Di''anno (3/25/2013 9:52:00 AM)

    Here in Scarborough it is the push of a podgy digit on an i-pad that robs us of our hard earned.
    A very well written poem regarding a subject that affects us all, wherever we are in the world. I especially like the reference to the snake cult. Well said. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Haiku- Anchor, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  2. Luna Plena, Mihaela Pirjol
  3. I Sink Inside You, Asit Kumar Sanyal
  4. Buddy, Francie Lynch
  5. Love (Haiku), Jesus James Llorico
  6. some thing about you, akash mazumdar
  7. Shanghai breeze (I), Cigeng Zhang
  8. thinkings, akash mazumdar
  9. Momentous Days, Francie Lynch
  10. Haiku- Riddle, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Louis Stevenson

AT last she comes, O never more
In this dear patience of my pain
To leave me lonely as before,
Or leave my soul alone again.... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]