The cry of a Senator – Let us marry your daughters – @gbengaosowe

Oh but they won’t let us marry their daughters. Those ones are sacred.

AAABORODE!

Protest in India against child marriage

Let us marry your daughters, the rich men say

The ones whom the little mound on their chest grow bigger day by day

We see them swing their beads-laden waist as they move in groups on their way to the stream,

Let us marry your daughters and you shall have pipe-borne water as you have always dreamed

Corrugated roofs over your heads, heads of cattle in your fields, we shall supply

All we ask is the hands of your girl-children to be our bride

 

Let us marry your daughters, the Senators say

Those ones we have kept out of school by our greed, our wives let them be

We have money to spend on their every need,

The best hospitals for their care, the most dedicated of maids at their behest

No more lack of food, we promise to treat them well

All we require is their juvenile bodies…

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