Kayode Lagbayi

Rookie (02/08 / Ibadan)

In This Life - Poem by Kayode Lagbayi

In this life
You have to strive for what you want
Nothing is easy,
Even a common death
What worries man's mind;
Is not what he has but what he wants.
What he wants is not a treat,
But how to get it.

Think for a major
And say no to minor
For what you think all days
Is what you are.
Never major in minor
A minor is dangerous.

I am not what I am,
When I see where I am.
Sadden? No!
Happy? No!
...Oh yes!
What I want to be
Does nothing with where I am.

Oh my gosh!
Oh my goodness!
I can be there!
I know I will be there!
I am almost there.
I have to keep moving;
No stopping, no waiting.
And by your grace, Oh Lord.
I will be there.


Comments about In This Life by Kayode Lagbayi

  • Gold Star - 10,063 Points Heather Wilkins (8/2/2013 10:31:00 PM)

    you can go any place you wish in life. a good poem full of hope for the future (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 10,063 Points Heather Wilkins (8/2/2013 10:30:00 PM)

    a good poem full of hope for the future. you can go any place you want to in life/ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 47 Points Karen Gonzalez-videla (7/5/2013 10:01:00 PM)

    Beautiful! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! It is such a marvelous work of art that shines through my eyes. I read it already like ten times and I loved it. Please comment and vote on my poems :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 5, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 18, 2013


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