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Thursday, May 23, 2024

CORRUPTION’S SHADOW

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A Poem By Socrates Smythe Saywon

In Liberia’s land, so rich and grand,

Corruption’s shadow taints the sand.

Its grip tightens, a silent hand,

Suffocating dreams across the land.

From Monrovia’s streets to distant shores,

Corruption’s stain silently roars.

It takes from the needy, leaves them sore,

While the greedy hoard, wanting more and more.

Hopes are dashed, trust eroded,

Promises broken, paths corroded.

Justice blinded, voices muted,

In the face of power, truth refuted.

But we stand tall, we raise our voice,

Against corruption, we make our choice.

For a Liberia free from this vice,

Where justice reigns, and dreams take flight.

Let’s join hands, let’s stand as one,

To cleanse our land, until it’s done.

For a future bright, for our nation’s pride,

Let’s denounce corruption, side by side.

Socrates Smythe Saywon
Socrates Smythe Saywon is a Liberian journalist. You can contact me at 0777425285 or 0886946925, or reach out via email at saywonsocrates@smartnewsliberia.com or saywonsocrates3@gmail.com.

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