Poetry

THE DEVIL ON BLAME By Linza Oluoch

Written by Editor

A clergyman is caught with his pants down,
He blames it on the devil
Another defiles a child,
The devil overcame him
One infected five kids with ayaki,
Still the devil is on the blame
And this one’s an alcoholic;
can’t stop the thirst,
Probably, the devil got him too
A reverend cheats in his marriage,
blame the devil on the cross!
A priest feasts on his flock,
the devil possessed him!
gospel artists are caught in a threesome,
definitely, the devil is at work
All these blames on the devil
make me wonder,
Has our men of cloth
been having seminars with him?
Do they really need saving from his clutches
or themselves and their ungodly desires?
These heinous acts accompanied by
sloppily written public apologies
make me wonder,
When the lines of morality become so blurred
and what more blame shall we put on the devil
Since he seems to be
the darling who takes the fall for all our atrocities

Ayaki is HIV/AIDS

About the author

Editor

Bada Yusuf Amoo holds B.A in Literature in English from Obafemi Awolowo University, he is the publisher of thespeakingheart.com. He started the website in 2015, he has published both his works and other budding writers and poets on the website. He is a public commentators and his articles are on different websites.