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I AM A SOLDIER and VANITY

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Some of the 24 armoured vehicles donated by the United States to the Nigerian military at the Nigerian Army 9th Brigade Parade Ground in Lagos, on January 7, 2016. The U.S. government donated the vehicles to help fight Boko Haram, an extremist group whose six-year insurgency has killed over 17,000 people. / AFP / STEFAN HEUNIS (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

I AM A SOLDIER

I’ll be a soldier I’ll fight for justice

And kill another soldier fighting for justice

I’ll be a soldier I’ll keep peace

By making another soldier rest in peace

I’ll be a soldier

I’ll give my life to kings and nobles

Giving me orders

To bring order to all the others

No peaceful offer violence I usher

I’ll be a soldier.

 

VANITY

I lost myself to you

A couple of time, maybe few

Some friends I met, for you I’ve left

Suspends myself, for goods I get

Oh vanity

I bought another shoe

The latest in my school

The price of this vanity, cost my mum some pot of soup

Dear vanity

My Gucci watch clocks two

I look around; guess what the wall clock is saying too

They made me believe for you I was born

For you I was taught for you I belong

It won’t be long for in the beyond

You’ll be no more

Bye vanity

 

by

NAMASTE

Picture Source: http://punchng.com/nigerian-soldiers-impregnate-abandon-teenagers-northeast/

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