Not to do it this way
But I took no as a yes
They all told me
I was told

Not to do it at all
Because it brings down our dignity
I insisted on doing it
But I was told

I blocked my ears
I covered my eyes
So that I won’t see and hear it
When I do it

I have done it
Public not private
Wishing to take all those eyes
Down and squeeze them
Even those big ears

They were listening
To what the magistrate has to say
But then I survived
He liked me and my schemes
He said I must go home
They all had an outburst at him
How could you do it?
It’s not over!
They told me so