Fees Must Still Fall by Chestlyn Draghoender

Chestlyn Draghoender | Oct 19th, 2016 | a poem a day challenge, poetry | No Comments

Poem

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.

Poet Bio

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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