Ogwo David Emenike

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Down, But Not Beaten


I may be down now
Wallowing in mud of failure, disappointment and discouragement
I may be in pains now
In deadly earnest to find peace
Shame and reproach
Lurking around my being
I may have given in to despair
Cos I'm in a tunnel
With neither light nor hope
Weep not for me, oh fellow
I'll find my courage back
To rise on my feet again and move forward
When I rise
You'll sing a new song

Submitted: Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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