Emmanuel Inya Otu-nwachi Police Poems

  • 1.
    I know if it were unarmed youths
    They'd have sent their killer squad
    With bullets, tanks and bombs
    Like invading marauders
    ...
  • 2.
    Can a strong man's house
    Be plundered unless he's bound first?
    Can a dog eat the bone
    That hangs on its neck?
    ...
  • 3.
    We weren't there, the army said
    Don't know who sent them,
    Don't have the capacity, Sanwo said
    Sanwo is lying, the police
    ...
  • 4.
    Like every other
    It started with fanfare
    With lots of prospects
    The prophets prophesied
    ...
Total 4 Police Poems by Emmanuel Inya Otu-nwachi

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