GUEST POST

MASTERS OF EUPHEMISM

Hello readers! Welcome to another GUEST POST WEEKEND here on A Loco Viva Voce. Today’s Guest Post is a poem written by Micheal Inioluwa Oladele.

Michael is a Nigerian student (just concluded secondary education at federal government college, Ogbomosho.), a blogger and a writer. He was the president of the literary and debating society and also that of the chess and scrabble club while in college. He is the last child of the family of six and he’s 17 years old. He likes writing, reading, singing and playing board games. Contact details: Email: mikeini1998@gmail.com Blog: http://www.inspirationalsquad.blogspot.com.

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Read Micheal’s poem after the cut and enjoy!

MASTERS OF EUPHEMISM

Don’t be cunny,

Be straightforward.

We know your plans,

We know what you mean.

Masters of euphemism

You veil your evils with good

White socks for black legs

We are not fools

After all the deceit on the mountain,

You came down to the valley,

To tell us the veiled truth;

To tell us the lie.

Masters of euphemism

We know your speech

We know eliminate means execute

We know mask means massacre

Masks!

Well done, ironic patriarchs of peace

Keep the fake flag flying

More strength, more power.

-Micheal Inioluwa Oladele

Visit the blog tomorrow to read a flash fiction also by Michael Inioluwa Oladele.

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