Treasure Island

Yiro Abari High

(Jos, Nigeria)

Face of the Nation


Face of the nation, Hope of the nation, Dressing generations Face of the nation Must find roots in truths, Respect what is due To humans and to brutes The face of the nation Must believe in substance, Not fiction, not superstition Not illusion Face of the nation Must believe that Money buys a few things, But esteem buys everything The face of the nation Must believe that A pocket without discipline, Will never conserve And enough, it will never have The face of the nation Must be taught The principle of nation-building, Made to believe it And disciplined to enforce it

Submitted: Sunday, July 06, 2014
Edited: Sunday, July 06, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Topic(s): inspirational

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

The face of the nation refers to the Police

Comments about this poem (Face of the Nation by Yiro Abari High )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Backbone Of A Nation, Joseph T. Renaldi
  2. Vertigo, Nassy Fesharaki
  3. Worthy Expressions, Joseph T. Renaldi
  4. Flight Of Fairies, Nicholas Nikolov
  5. Goodnight Kiss, Nicholas Nikolov
  6. MURIEL, Donald R Charon
  7. GLENDA, Donald R Charon
  8. Tales Of A Wife: Close To You, Onyekachukwu Vincent Onyeche
  9. CREDITOR, Donald R Charon
  10. Tales Of A Wife: Lady Liberty, Onyekachukwu Vincent Onyeche

Poem of the Day

poet Rupert Brooke

If I should die, think only this of me:
That there's some corner of a foreign field
That is for ever England. There shall be
In that rich earth a richer dust concealed;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. 1914 V: The Soldier, Rupert Brooke
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]