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The pain of a patriot

18 June 2013, 14:37 Tela Ababa

Sometimes I fail to understand what we are going through
I can sit down day and night but I have never gotten the clue
And am not ready to sit just here while am not glued

Our political leaders in the country are all the same
Fighting for the big political seats just to get the fame
Even if we accuse them about this and that they aren’t even in shame
To them politics is nothing but a game

Am sure you can remember the past political assassination
That happened to the patriotic leaders of our nation
Yet our leaders claim that our nation is their vision;
Everything that they do doesn’t bring any motivation

I wish we could elect them according to the level of education
And enact strong policies that will need strong implementations
That will help control matters to do with corruption
Which will even lead to fair party nomination

We need leaders who will struggle to bring love and harmony
But not leaders who will be always asking for extra money

Am sure you have seen them sending E-mails and faxes
Just asking how they will keep collecting heavy taxes
Not knowing how we struggle to get a  living
So as to maintain the standards of our living
If you were me you would feel how am feeling

Let’s not be blind folded and elect them back

I can’t say that my leaders are useless
But the little knowledge they have they use it less
Which am sure they will never come and confess
Not knowing how they are leading us in a big mess

I wish you could understand that politics is a trace
Where great leaders aim for great development

I can’t say that the youths are the best
But the best leader is the one who will not sit and rest
And will never want his people to be in pain
But always be there to appreciate his gain

You may not understand my cry but it’s out of pain
Let the election be the victory of the nation
That one day someone will write a political story about this nation

Am not here to complain that am in pain
But am speaking as a patriot so that you can feel what am saying
Hope to be heard ... not by you but all!

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