MY RESPONSE AS CORONAVIRUS
A response to a poem titled:
MY LETTER TO CORONAVIRUS by Abiola Akintunde Evelz
Mr. Man, I understand your plight
I should evacuate your vicinity?
I laugh! For I think it was at your sight
That your people invited me to your community.
Without any cause
A woman does not bear the name “Kumolu”
Class conflict, is the cause of my course
My reason being here is to revenge
The oppression of the poor.
I know this is an avenue to bring all together
The under-devoped, developing and developed nations
At my inception, they all became birds of the same feather
And your people that run over at intervals now remain in their stations.
I have a brother, his name, hungervirus
But his heat is not so fierce the core
The government do not take care of hunger
Because it does only kill the poor.
But now they call me deadliest, Coronavirus
Everybody runs helterskelter not wanting to die
Not taking cognizance of the politikovirus
Who turn to pests and devour the nations which they reside.
But “The innocents bear the consequences of the sinful”
This is the case across your globe
Those that didn’t eat cockroach now complain of stomachache
But I make sure the capitalists are affected the most.
Mr man, this is my response to you
Tell your people to retrace their paths
If they adjust their mistakes; everything renewed
I promise I’ll leave your vicinity and I’ll fall apart.
OJO TUMISE EMMANUEL SIR TUMMY