Tuesday 24th January 2017,
Poetry Potion

Fees Must Still Fall by Chestlyn Draghoender

Chestlyn Draghoender 19 October 2016 a poem a day challenge, poetry Comments Off on Fees Must Still Fall by Chestlyn Draghoender
Why do they
make us wait
before they lead us?
Make us beg before
they feed us?
Leave us
when we need them the most?
Please, can’t they cut
us some slack?
We have enough to worry about…
The high food prices
the cost of living.
Now, they deny us free education
like we’re not deserving.

Chestlyn is a young South African poet based in Cape Town. His writings have appeared in numerous online journals such as The Commonline journal and Tuck Magazine. Chestlyn is also a music-lover who enjoys singing in private.

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