Babatunde Aremu


See What They'Ve Done - Poem by Babatunde Aremu

Can you imagine what they've done?
Can you see the impacts of their acts?
We told them but they refused
They were completely adamant
They removed God from schools
And spared the rods
The children were spoilt
They made the children 'free'
Free to disobey the parents
Free to arrest and sue the parents
They are even free to carry guns
Indeed they are now carrying guns
Into the schools in place of Holy Books
The hale of their gun shots
Cuts down the innocents
The blast of their grenade
Kills and maim on the streets,
Cinemas, race courses, parks
Now we are asking what is wrong
Well, freedom is not always freedom
The 'liberty' to deny God in schools
Has manisted violence on the streets,
Home, polities, campuses and all over
Now see what you've done


Poet's Notes about The Poem

The cascade efffects of earlier decisions to take Bible out of schools and spared the rods is depravity of morality and violence we are witnessing today. Something needs to be done

Comments about See What They'Ve Done by Babatunde Aremu

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed Aftab Alam Khursheed (4/23/2013 9:46:00 AM)

    You wrot about the fact Books forbade many things and we are the only cover of the Books this is the problem well writ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 19, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, April 19, 2013


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