“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others.
Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?” ― Brian Tracy

“He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.” ― Socrates

“The world says: “You have needs — satisfy them. You have as much right as the rich and the mighty. Don’t hesitate to satisfy your needs; indeed, expand your needs and demand more.” This is the worldly doctrine of today. And they believe that this is freedom. The result for the rich is isolation and suicide, for the poor, envy and murder.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

Gesin kese

Baba Towobola

Gesin n kese

Bo de nu won

Bi o de nu won

Gesin n kese

Jegudu jera

Baba Madaru

Gesin n ke se

Bo de nu won

Bi o de nu won

G’esin n kese

( Stirrup the horse, Towobola’s father,Stirrup the horse,whether they are happy or not, stirrup the horse, Greedy fellow, father of Confusion,stirrup the horse, whether they are happy or not, stirrup the horse) 

 

you are a chameleon

we all know

your principles are on

beach sand

ever changing, ever moving.

you

are never stable

are an example

of a mirage

here today

gone tomorrow.

 

it means nothing to you

to change your words

or jettison your principles.

it means nothing to you

to dissemble or tell lies

of what use is “fixity”?

of what justification

is being principled?

why do men need

to be certain of you?

is life itself not ephemeral?

tarry a while, tarry a while.

 

mr politician              of no fixed interests

chief madaru             of no permanent friends

chief Ojelu                of mean expressions

 

the communal interests

are not yours,

your interests are

the only viable one

your interests and your

interests alone

tarry a while, tarry a while.

 

while you acquire

everything for yourself

without thinking of others

have you asked

whether

you will take anything away?

when your interests

keep changing

have you asked yourself

whether          you are leaving impressions

behind for your offspring?

tarry a while, chief, tarry a while.

 

it is not how “chameleonic”

you are that matters

but

your standing for something.

stand up for something

politician

it pays you in the long run.

 

tarry a while, tarry a while

 

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