AFRICA – A Land Betrayed


As though, a game of geometry
By White men, o’er Black ethos
Colonies of, civilized debauchery
Foisted, on the tomb, of a land’s pathos!

In 1885, on that sacrosanct day
In Berlin Conference, 7 White Cliques
Doled out a continent, o’er power-parlay
To bleed Black Clan, on white crucifix!

What ensued was, an ethnic aftermath
Which tore to shreds, Black History
Black Man baptized, in White Bloodbath
Black Land became, a White Bounty!

Still lingers on, that White Man’s Curse
Whilst rootless souls, fight a lost crusade
Black Heritage lost, to White Saboteurs
Pays evolution’s cost, A Land Betrayed!

© 2018 Vikas Chandra

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