A poem by Mark Heywood
Bad to be poor nation
Oppressed if you’re black nation
Happy if you’re white nation
Dying without dignity nation
Dead in your hospital bed nation
Drowning in a toilet nation
Swimming in the sushi nation
No light nation
Murder in the night nation
Psychiatric death nation
Safer in the suburbs nation
Tender but not tender nation
Desperately despairing nation
600 HIV infections a day nation
Fuck the poor nation
Lucky if you’re rich nation
‘Sold to the highest bidder’ nation
Not your nation
Lying politician nation
Shame on you nation
No more rainbow nation nation
Their state of the nation nation
Death on the road nation
Return to apartheid education nation
Annihilated youth nation
Denied a basic education nation
Death by the toilet nation
Dearth of ideas nation
Better ANC than dead nation
Silent to be sad nation
Does anybody care anyway nation
Strangled at birth nation
No more Mandela nation
Not my nation
Why nation? Why Nation?
What have we done nation?
If only there was Ubuntu nation
Resilient and resisting nation
Not too late to hope nation
Time to resist nation
Waiting to be born nation
Not the nation we want for our children nation?
Time to rescue the captured nation?
Then get off your arse and fight for it nation
While we have your attention...
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