Who Is To Blame?

He was born with

A silver spoon in his mouth

Partying around

To such an extent of gate-crashing at some events                 

The family wealth is certain

Bank balance increases from time to time

Drunk driving

Moving from an eatery to a spa                                                                      

Boycotting classes

His promiscuous behaviour earned him the title of a real ladies’ man

No textbooks and Lecture notes

To read for exams

Let alone reading other materials in the library

He believes that even if he doesn’t perform well in school

Nothing can prevent him from controlling his father’s company

Nobody can head the company except him

He graduated without a guarantee of academic competence

Let my people go grade

Garbage out is the sole result of garbage in

Sooner, his wealthy dad kicked the bucket

His unserious attitude reflected in his conduct

As a manager of a big investment

His laziness and financial misconduct

 Triggers unrest among company staff

The workers said, “even if his father were to be the HR of the company

He wouldn’t have employed a blockhead like him

As a clerical staff let alone a manager”

An investment that was flourishing before the owner’s death

Couldn’t make a remarkable progress again

The company eventually liquidates

And he auctioned off his father’s company

The labour and sweat of his parent were in vain

So, who is to blame? Who is to blame?               

No time to check the child’s bag, books and lesson notes

Throughout the long periods he spent in schools

No impromptu visits to the child’s school to checkmate his conduct

A father who doesn’t care about

The behaviours of his child’s friends

Or who and who his child hangs out with

A father who doesn’t care about

The time his teenage child returns home at night

So, who is to blame?

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Rasheed Olayemi

Rasheed Olayemi was born in Lagos, Nigeria into the family of a business magnate, late Alhaj Chief Mustapha Temitope Lasisi. He is a teacher. He has taught in private schools in Abeokuta and Lagos for over a decade as well as manifold extramural classes. He has a great deal of experience in teaching. He is also an author. He writes poetry, prose, and dramas. Olayemi is the author of Poetry for the Rightful Thinkers published by Trafford Publishing, Bloomington, IN, USA. The book won The Gold Seal Of Literary Excellence Award after a meaningful review by The US Review of Books in 2014. He is also the author of Poetry On Moral Values published by Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency, Houston, Texas, USA. Some of the short stories he authored were The Regrets of Omotolu & The Illegitimate King published by Smashwords & Amazon, MATOWO (a Yoruba language short stories) published by Evans (Brothers) Publishers, Nigeria. In July 2013 he attended the International Education And Resource Network (IEARN) Conference held in Doha, Qatar. He had worked in Dubai, UAE for a few years.

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