CRY CITY CRY, O CITY WAIL !

Nigeria, ABuja Killings

ADEDEJI ISRAEL PEN WRITES

CRY CITY CRY

O CITY WAIL

Cry City Cry

O Wail you this City

City Cry out loud!

Your derision has reached heaven

The stools of the Elders in heaven smell of your stink

In your beauty Cry

In your Grace wail

In your abundance put sack clothes on your head

Let ashes be your music

And let the dust lick your bones dry

Let your fame restrain her strength

Lest her coming destruction reach the gates of your enemies

Cry O City Cry

adedeji

Cry O City Cry

In your pain

Do not seek for a relief

In your anguish

Do not seek for Comfort

In your labor and losses

Do not seek for profit

Accept your judgement

Like a thief

Accept your verdict

Like a murderer

Go into eternal asylum

You have killed the innocent

Opperessed the Poor

The Blacks amongst you are living the bondage they once had…

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