Babatunde Aremu


Where Is The Light? - Poem by Babatunde Aremu

If you inhabit a foreign land
Or you are just coming inn
It may be strange to you
That we only enjoy
A minute light per day
Or not at all in a week.
It blinks unexpectedly
Like a twinkle star
And flashes away
Like thunder lightining
Never to be seen again.
Here, we are used to darkness
Here, light is not basic
If you want to get a steady light
Better purchase your generating set
Don't wait for their promises
Their 2014 is 2024, or never
They keep promising us steady light
As a pretext to rob us
Of our hard-earned wealth


Comments about Where Is The Light? by Babatunde Aremu

  • Freshman - 751 Points Dilantha Gunawardana (3/25/2013 9:02:00 AM)

    Blackouts can be a menace..........Nicely penned on a contemporary problem in Nigeria! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 25, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, March 25, 2013


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