Twists On Patriotism Damola Mabogunje Software Engineer by day, Blogger, Poet and Author, by night, I spend my days writing everything from the convex comma, to highly complex code. More posts by Damola Mabogunje. Damola Mabogunje 1 Oct 2012 • 1 min read Patriotism as with Nepotism, has no justification. I don't know much about my country,But there was a time, I thought I knew.I don't know much about my country.Yet I love it, more than most do.I've only seen 6 of 36 states,I've always had food, served on my plateI haven't struggled,I haven't travelled,I've always lived, in nice estatesSo I don't know enough about my countryTo even get, a passing gradeAnd I don't know enough about my countryTo be qualified, to say:It's the greatest place I'll ever seeThe bestest place, I'm sure, for meThough I have come hereAnd I might stay hereThere's no place, I'd rather be.Patriotic Irony Subscribe to The Red String Get the latest posts delivered right to your inbox Subscribe Great! Check your inbox and click the link to confirm your subscription. Please enter a valid email address!